VH-CLA (1)  Beech B50 Twin Bonanza                                   (c/n  CH-24)


                                        Ex N565B, this Twin Bonanza was first registered in October 1958.  It is seen here at the Alice
                                        Springs townsite aerodrome when brand new in this rare color shot by Ian Leslie (via Maurice
                                        Austin).   Ian was manager at Connellan Airways at the time.  He is currently the Patron of the
                                        Civil Aviation Historical Society, (www.airwaysmuseum.com) from whom many of the images on
                                        this website emanate.   VH-CLA was originally imported for Connellan, and was sold off in May
                                       1960 and re-registered VH-CDE.