VH-EWB (2)  Douglas DC-3CS1C3G                                    (c/n  11970)


                                  Two outstanding images of one of EWA's five DC-3s.   Both are by Geoff Goodall and illustrate it
                                  (above) at Adelaide in April 1964 whilst on a charter and (below) in revised livery at Parkes, NSW
                                  in July 1967 on a regularly scheduled passenger service.  VH-EWB was built as a C-47A-1-DK in
                                  1943 and delivered to the USAAF as 42-92196.  It was seconded almost immediately to the RAAF
                                  becoming A65-21 with call sign VHCTC.  It was used mainly in the Borneo and New Guinea theaters.
                                  It was civilianized in 1957 for East-West Airlines of Tamworth, NSW.   It was leased to MMA in
                                  1965/66 and sold by EWA in 1967 becoming VH-PWM.