VH-EOG Fletcher FU-24
3 / ASA 1)
VH-EOG was flying with
Pays Air Service when Roger McDonald took the above photo at
Scone, NSW in July 1976. The third FU-24 produced, it was first
registered in Australia
24 July 1968 to Air Culture of Perth along with VH-EOF.
It was originally built as
and then rebuilt as ZK-CBQ
in March of 1962 following a crash in New Zealand.
John Wheatley took the
shot of it below at Bankstown soon after it had arrived in Australia in
1968, and whilst it still had the round rear cabin
windows. It eventually had several agricultural
in its Australian career and
soldiered on in until March 1992 when it
had one prang
and was written off.