Piper PA-24-260 Comanche
Here's a smart looking brand new Comanche at
Bendigo, Victoria in December 1965, just after
it had been imported
and registered to the new Australian Piper agents Ansett General
This model is somewhat rare in
that it is a 260, but not a Comanche 'B'. i.e. it lacks the extra
window of the latter.
They were only built for the 1965-6 model year. VH-PYH was
VH-GAS in March
1966 when sold to Porta-Gas, Sydney, replacing their earlier Beech
Musketeer was traded in and reregistered VH-UAS). The Comanche
other gas supply companies, then to a private owner. It was
destroyed in a crash on
2 March 1977
six miles from Samford, near Brisbane Qld.