(4) Fokker F-27 Friendship
The above photograph is
the Barry Maclean collection, whilst the lower one, showing
F-27 in its later markings was taken by Greg Banfield at Mascot in
new from Fokkers in 1959. It actually was from a
Airlines order although the Australian federal government requested
that the state
relinquish three of their F-27s to local feeder line
operators. This aircraft,
which was to
been VH-TFH, was one of them. When Daddy speaks, the child listens.
airline faithfully until 1977 when it was sold to the French leasing
company Uni-Air whence
it became F-BYAO.