was one of the first Cessna 172s to be imported into Australia.
It arrived in early 1958.
shot was taken at Moorabbin. It was assigned the US
registration N8721B but may have
been shipped directly from
Wichita. It was re-registered VH-BAX in 1961, and VH-BTS in 1963.
Following an accident in 1966 in the Northern Teritory it was restored
as VH-AFM and is still
on the register
today, although may not be airworthy.