Registered VH-RVK for the Royal Victorian Aero Club in December 1959,
this 172A became
VH-RVQ in August 1960.
When sold off by the club in 1965, it became VH-DZA.
Carter photographed it at
Caloundra in May 1975 a long way from its home at Nyah, in north-
western Victoria. By the mid 1980s it was in the West,
suffering damage in a hard landing at
Nullagine on 5 March 1983 that resulted in ist being cancelled from the
register . However, it
was repaired and restored to
the register in February 1987. –DZA was current in August 2016,
based at Esperance with a
farmer who bought it in 2014.