VH-RDU  Cessna 175C Skylark                             (c/n  17557056)


                                           The above shot, from the Geoff Goodall collection, was taken at Geraldton, WA in September
                                           1974.  This Skylark was originally a Rex Aviation Ltd demonstrator aircraft, registered in January
                                           1962.     Bob Neate saw it as such (below) at Cootamundra in March of that year.    It was then
                                           sent to Western Australia and in November 1962 was sold to G.B. James of Kalgoorlie, WA.
                                           Later it went to Northwest Air Taxis Pty Ltd (their first aircraft).     It then appeared to be have
                                           been used in the Carnarvon district during 1963 for cattle mustering.     After being registered to
                                           several other WA owners it was dbf in a spinifex scrub fire on 23 June 1975.