The 175 was basically a 172 with
a 175 hp Continental GO-300-A engine in a revised cowling.
The prototype first
flew in 1956. Both shots in this entry are by Bob Neate.
Above, -GWW is
seen at Moorabbin in January 1964,
and below, earlier at RAAF Laverton in September
the time, by Air Taxis (Australia) Pty Ltd out of Moorabbin. It
registered in January 1960 to Giru
Pastoral Co of Giru, NSW. Several owners later it crashed
10 miles east of
Yarrawonga, Victoria on 20 February 1972 when it struck power lines.
were seriously injured.