VH-KRG     Swearingen SA-26AT Merlin IIB                                 (c/n T26-143)


                                     Here's a sleek Merlin seen in this photo by John Wheatley (Essendon?)   The Commonwealth
                                     Department of Transport operated a number of them, and several executive samples of this, and
                                     the later Merlin III, appeared on the Australian register.  Ex N4266X, this aircraft did not appear
                                     to have been operated in Australia for long, returning to the US as N312JC.  Following that it had
                                     many different identities winding up in Argentina as LV-RZB.   As such it was wfu in 1991.