VH-IAN (1)  Cessna 172D Skyhawk                                (c/n   17249602)


                                     Another red and white Illawarra Flying School Cessna at Bankstown in the early 1960s.  Greg
                                     Banfield saw this one at home base in July 1963.   It was first registered new on 27 November
                                     1962 to Air Training Pty Ltd t/a Illawarra Flying School of Bankstown.  Later it went to North-
                                     west Air Charter Pty Ltd at Smithton, Tasmania who specialized in flights to islands off the north
                                     coast of Tasmania, landing on beaches and rough airstrips.  -IAN had several accidents before
                                     being written-off on Three Hummocks Island on 10 March 1972.