Bell 47J-2A1 Ranger
As viewers of this collection will have observed, I am not overly
enamored of rotary wing types!
Nevertheless they are registered as aeroplanes and
hence I am duty bound to include them.
Clearly this one was registered VH-BLL for 'Bell'. The above
shot, from the Geoff Goodall
collection, was taken at Mangalore, Victoria in January 1968,
while the chopper was in the
service of Jayrow Helicopters Pty Ltd. .It had been re-registered from VH-UTP in June of the
It was retired from use in 1983.