VH-FJL Fuji FA-200-180,Aero
VH-FJL was registered to Holdfast
Motors, of Glenelg, South Australia in February 1970. Hold-
fast Motors was the Australian agent for Aero Subaru aircraft.
This Fuji was at one stage owned
Veenstra, a Dutch businessman living in Melbourne and a well known
figure in the avia-
. He operated it from Casey Field at Berwick . Veenstra later
became a pioneer in the
development of ultralight
aircraft, or sports aircraft as they are called now. He was
when one of his own
designs, the Rustler, crashed at Nagambie in March
1985. David Carter’s
picture of –FJL above
shows it visiting Griffith in 1978 around the time it was owned by
can be seen by that time the rego could have used a re-paint.
The aircraft was still registered
in August 2016 to an owner
at Mt Eliza.