VH-PXX Piper PA-18-150 Super
As indicated in other narratives in this gallery of pictures, Piper
Cubs were not common in
fact, this one returned to the US later in its career.
Registered in December
1968, VH-PXX was Ansett General Aviation’s Super Cub demonstrator when
Carter photographed it at an air show at Hoxton Park, Sydney, in 1969.
By 1976 it was
owned by a farmer at Einasleigh in North Queensland. As
stated above, in November
–PXX was cancelled from the Australian register as sold in the
US. At the time it
was owned by Fire Rite
Industries of Riddells Creek, Victoria. The
N92RR and was reregistered N184WL in 2011 It was seen
at Oshkosh in 2012 with
huge balloon tires and some strange looking pannier
container under the fuselage. It is still
current (January 2017), based in Colorado Springs.