VH-FPC  Cessna 172F Skyhawk                     (c/n  17253360)


                                          This was a new aircraft assembled at Rex Aviation, Bankstown already painted in the factory as
                                          VH-PQN.  However it had been on-sold to Flick Pest Control, Perth and came on to the register
                                          in October 1965 as VH-FPC, leaving its original registration as a NTU.        -FPC was an out of
                                          sequence rego at the time, and, except for -FPA and B, the main bulk of the -FPs were not issued
                                          until the late 1970s.  Merv Prime's shot above was taken at Jandakot in October 1965.  After many
                                          owners, this Skyhawk is still current and is today owned by the Northern Australian Pastoral Co. in