VH-DZD  Cessna 177 Cardinal                                 (c/n 177-0020)

                               VH-DZD was the 20th Cardinal built and was registered in Australia in February 1967. David Carter’s
                               photograph above dates from 1969 and shows it on a wet day at Bankstown. On November 12, 1985,
                               –DVD was cruising near Morven, Queensland, when the windshield was suddenly covered in engine oil.
                               In the subsequent forced landing on a sealed rural road, the aircraft suffered major damage.    However,
                               it was repaired and returned to the air. Since January 2013, –DZD  has been owned by Trent Shirvington,
                               a racing car driver from western Sydney.