VH-BPQ (2)   Cessna 205                              (c/n 205-0175)


                                             The 205 was basically a 210C with a fixed undercarriage, and in some registers is listed as a model
                                             210-5.    It also had an extra port side door.        Power plant was a 260 hp Continental IO-470-S. 
                                             Imported by Rex Aviation as VH-RLU, this example was sold new to Bush Pilots Airways of Cairns
                                             in May 1964 and re-registered VH-BPQ.  It is seen above at Mt. Isa, Queensland in January 1971
                                             in this shot by Peter Kelly.   It went on to other owners before being written off when it crashed near
                                             Mt.Isa on a flight to Toiwnsville on 30 September 1982.     I am not sure if the wreckage was ever