VH-MBC  Cessna 172A                                 (c/n  47616)


                                      VH-MBC came on to the register as VH-ROY in September 1960.    It became –MBC in
                                      August 1964 and looked in excellent condition when David Carter photographed it at Banks-
                                      town on March 13, 1971 still in its factory finish.   In 1976 it was owned by Kitchings Cotton,
                                      of Wee Waa, NSW.     Jack Kitchings was a Californian who settled in Wee Waa in 1962 to
                                      grow cotton    This classic 172 was still current in October 2016, operated by Aerostructures
                                      Australia at Archerfield.