VH-KVR  Cessna T210F Centurion                           (c/n  T210-0013)


                                         VH-KVR was the first turbocharged 210 to be registered in Australia.      Imported in October
                                         1966 by Cessna dealers Masling Aviation at Cooramundra, NSW, it flew for several months as
                                         a demonstrator with the rego N6136R. The images above and immediately below are both from
                                         the Geoff Goodall collection, and show -KVR above at at Carnarvon, WA in May 1971, and
                                         below at Parafield in September 1965 as N6163R.    In the shot above it was operated by Trans
                                         West Air Charter, although had not been painted up with company titles, suggesting it may have
                                         been on lease to another operator at the time.       The cropped shot at the foot of the page was
                                         provided by Doug Cornwall and was taken in 1967.  -KVR is still active and currently registered
                                         to Riviera Aviation Pty Ltd of Sale, Victoria. .