VH-BGL de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth
This shot comes from
Alan J. Sheppard, whose father flew this Tiger extensively when he was
with the Casino Aero Club in
1948. Color scheme was yellow with a red cheat line,
Tiger was named 'Miss
Casino'. That's Milty Sheppard in the cockpit.
It had been civilianized
the previous December (1947), ex A17-445. The aircraft then
had several periods of inactivity
its CofA lapsed from time to time from the end of 1948 until
1961. It appears in an historic
shot of the 1950 Casino Air Pageant seen in
the entry for the Chipmunk VH-BFT.
finally restored in the late 1960s, re-emerging as VH-GWG.
This grand old lady has been active
ever since and is
of 2011) registered to an owner in Victoria.