VH-CLF  Beech C-18S                        (c/n  8468)

                                              This ex C-45F was the former VH-KFD.     For its many identities before that, see this last reference.
                                              It was sold to Connellan Airways in November 1955 and then waited four years to be re-registered
                                              into their VH-CL series (in June 1959).  .  Ben Dannecker's color shot above was taken at the old
                                              Alice Springs Townsite Airport.    It was retired at Alice Springs in 1965 because of the cost of wing
                                              spar repairs, and later burnt for fire practice at the new Alice Springs Airport.