VH-KCD     Auster J/5G Cirrus Autocar                                    (c/n 3189)

                                         This J-5G Cirrus Autocar was modified by KSAS into the one and only  Kingsford Smith Bushmaster.
                                         I can see why they only did one....looks positively ugly.  In addition to the fitting of a Lycoming O-360-
                                         A1A the profile looks lower to me and this, coupled with the spats and that spindly tail wheel definitely
                                         alters the typical Autocar "look":   The above photo was taken by Greg Banfield at Point Cook, Victoria
                                         in December 1973 whilst that below is a Mike Vincent shot taken somewhat earlier in January 1970 at
                                         Deniliquin, NSW,    VH- KCD was written off when it overturned after a forced landing near Echuca,
                                         Victoria in January 1974.