VH-RDB Piper PA-22-150
This was the former
Royal Queensland Aero Club's VH-RQB and was
another one of
club aircraft which, when sold, were re-registered with a very minimal
paint being required to give it its new identity. It was
originally imported as
before being sold by the Gertrude McKenzie school to the RQAC.
1965 it had a 160 hp engine fitted, although a restoration in 1994 saw
to its original 150 hp power plant, but also to shed its tricycle gear
essence, a Pacer, the configuration in which it flies today.. It
was a true Tri-Pacer
Greg Banfield saw it at Bankstown (above) in June 1964.