VH-CLI Beech D18S
This Twin Beech was registered to Connellan Airways in March
1960. It was formerly ZK-BQE.
It was retired in 1966 due to the cost of a
mandatory wingspan modification. It is seen above whilst
still operational at Connellan's
Townsite Aerodrome, Alice Springs in this shot from the Ben Dannecker
collection. It was moved by road from Townsite to the main
Alice Springs airport in 1968 and then
In 1974 it went to the Warbirds Aviation Museum in Mildura where
below, from the Geoff Goodall collection shows it at Mildura in May
1983 It returned to
Alice Springs in 1984 and is now on display at the Central Austraian
Aviation Museum on the site of
the now disused
TownsiteAeropdrome. Ian Mcdonell saw it there in August 2017
(bottom of page).
Too bad it is sans rego.