VH-MQC  Aero Commander 100 Darter Commander             (c/n  119)


                                     Ex N5533M, this Darter Commander was imported in December 1967.   Both photos here are
                                     by Greg Banfield, the above being at Bankstown in April 1972, whilst below it is seen departing
                                     Wedderburn, NSW in November 1983.    The Aero Commander 100 was developed from the
                                     Volair Model 10, a few examples of which were built in Aliquippa, Pa before the embryo manu-
                                     facturing facility was taken over by Aero Commander, (later Rockwell) and this rather ugly for-
                                     ward-swept tail machine was named Darter.     In 1968 a slightly more conventional looking air-
                                     craft with swept-back tail surfaces was produced known as the Lark Commander.   VH-MQC
                                     is still on the register and still based at Bankstown.