VH-CDI  Cessna 182                                 (c/n  33637)


                                         Formerly registered (October 1960, ex N5637B) VH-CDV.  Re-registered -CDI on 1 February
                                         1962 at which time the former rego was allocated to a 182E which was previously VH-RIS.
                                         Bob Neate's photo (above) was taken at Cootamundra in 1963 while the aircraft was owned by
                                         a syndicate of local pilots.    Greg Banfield photographed it at Bankstown on 29 March 1964
                                         whilst it was overnighting during the 1964 Ansett Air Race (below).   It was flown in the race by
                                         D.L. Hudson.  Still current, aircraft has been converted to a tail dragger registered to J. Balfour
                                         of Bagotville, NSW and was seen by Ian Mcdonell (last image) at Evans Head in January 2018
                                         looking quite smart.