VH-BVA  Cessna 170B                               (c/n  26370)


                                      This 170B was one of the first of its ilk registered in Australia, having been imported in April
                                      1956, ex N2827C.       Originally registered to A.D. Ferguson of Banz, New Guinea, it later
                                      migrated south to the mainland and had several owners.  It is seen above at Hobart's Cambridge
                                      Airport, circa 1960 in this rare shot by Norm Weeding.     It later returned to New Guinea and
                                      was not withdrawn from service until January of 1982.