VH-ELW    Thorp T.18 Tiger                              (c/n  Q1)


                                         Some 17 of these two seat all metal, plans-built, homebuilt aircraft have been registered in Australia.
                                         This one, seen in this shot by John Wheatley, was taking part in a Rally at Archerfield in 1971    It
                                         was first registered in February 1970. . It suffered a landing accident in the hands of a novice pilot
                                         at Cairns on 27 September 1985 but was restored in July 2006.     However, it now appears to be
                                         no longer registered, unless it is on the RA-Aus register.