VH-KSG  Auster J/5 Adventurer                                       (c/n  2806)


                                           VH-KSG was registered to Kingsford Smith Aviation at Bankstown in February of 1948.
                                           The rare image of it above is from Phil Thomas, whose father took the photo at their strip
                                           at Lonsdale Station property near Broken Hill in the mid 1950s.      In October 1955 the
                                           Auster was reregistered VH-DDX to the Darling Downs Aero Club. .After sustaining
                                           fairly heavy damage in a  crash at Talwood, Queensland in August 1959 it was rebuilt by
                                           Agricultural Aviation at Archerfield in 1962 as a specialised ag aircraft and reregistered