VH-KRA (1)  Cessna 310                                 (c/n  35738)


                                             VH-KRA was an early Cessna 310 (ex N6638B) imported for the King Ranch Pastoral
                                             Company on 14 August 1959    Just love those 1950s art deco paint jobs!  King Ranch
                                             was a US organization which managed the Brunette Downs cattle station in the Northern
                                             Territory.   The Cessna was traded in July 1962 on a new Aero Commanfer 680F (see
                                              following entry).  At the time the 310 was re-registered VH-EXZ.  The nice color shot
                                             above, from the Maurice Austin collectiion, was taken by Alan Fraser at Adelaide Airport
                                             in 1960.