Bristol 171 Sycamore 4
like many airlines in the mid-50s played around with helicopter
some of its European
and American counterparts which attempted passengers services, ANA
(and indeed TAA also)
limited their helicopter operations to 'specialized' tasks.
the former G-AODL and was
imported in 1956. It crashed in the Nundle State Forest, NSW
in 1960 and was
written off. ANA's publicity shot below shows it
toting a typical load. My
in the hangar at Essendon. In the third photo, by J.F.
the chopper is seen
wearing Ansett-ANA titling at Essendon in 1958. Finally at
the foot of the
page is a shot from the
Geoff Goodall collection showing -INO at Sydney in
the 1950s whilst
being used as a flying
billboard for advertising. VH-INO was complemented
was written off in 1961.