Cessna were definitely on a
roll in the late 60s and 70s when a tremendous segment of their prod-
uction lines went to Australia, much to the chagrin (and bankruptcy) of
prospective lightplane cont-
such as Victa. Some say price gauging was going
on Anyway, David Carter saw
Moorabbin in December 1969, a month after it came onto the
register . The owner
Mackay of Toorak . In later years, –DTN was owned by
pilot and author Elva Rush,
whose book Up Above Down Under
told the stories of renowned Australian female aviators.
In September 2016 the
aircraft was registered to an owner at Rutherglen, in North East
who based it at
nearby Corowa airport.