VH-REA  Cessna 182                                                         (c/n  33197)

                                     VH-REA was one of the first Cessna 182s imported into Australia.  A 1956 model, it was originally
                                     VH-REX, but re-registered -REA in 1958  .    The above shot is from the John Wheatley collection,
                                     whilst the one below is via Paul Bredereck and shows the aircraft at Maitland, NSW after being over-
                                     turned following a thunderstorm sometime in the 1980s.  Clearly it was repaired since it is still currently