VH-DQY   Cessna 337B Super Skymaster               (c/n  337-0681)


                                        Was it coincidence, or was it a DCA trend to register Cessna 337s as VH-D+Y?  Here is 'Q' at
                                        Dampier, WA in June 1972 when it was owned by an operator working out of that airport.  This
                                        airport, incidentally, is now named Karratha.   Anyway, VH-DQY was first registered in 1967 to
                                        Thunderbird Aviation at Tamworth, NSW, having been built at N2381S.    It had several owners
                                        (plus a register outage from June 1978 for a year whilst being repaired from an accident) before
                                        being finally cancelled from the register in January 2000.    At that time it had ben working as a fish
                                        spotter out of Port Lincoln, SA.    Photo above by Geoff Goodall.