VH-RAF (1) Ryan STM
This nicely finished
all metal with green rego and tail striped Ryan was at Parafield when
by Robby's Aircraft
Sales & Service in the 1950s. Photo by John M. Smith, via
previously served with the NEI Navy as S-28. It
went to the RAF in 1942 becoming
A50-4. In 1946 it was
civilianized as VH-ARR and remained that way until re-registered
VH-BNG on 11 January 1949. When acquired
by Robby's in Juine of 1951 it became VH-RAF.
It crashed at Broken Hill, NSW on 8 June 1952
and was written off.