VH-EBL was delivered new to
Trans Australia Airlines in 1946 as VH-TAC.
transferred to British Commonwealth Pacific
Airlines in 1948 becoming VH-BPA. Qantas
acquired it the following year. Since, at that time,
these were all corporations owned, or
at least governed, by the
Commonwealth of Australia, these transactions were probably
accomplished by a bunch of journal entries, rather than any actual cash
-EBL was sold off to Ansett-ANA in
becoming the second VH-INY.