VH-RIP  de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth            (c/n  LES7)

                                 

                                      Bearing a rego more fit for a tombstone legend than a "tail number" (to which it would be referred
                                      in the US), this Tiger was formerly owned by 'Pip' Borman as VH-PIP.  In fact, if one looks closely
                                      at the "R" in the original of this Geoff Goodall shot taken at Horsham, Vic in March 1965, one can
                                      almost see where the "leg of the letter" has been painted on.  By the time Greg Banfield saw it an an
                                      air show at Camden, NSW in October 1978 (below) it had donned a much more elaborate paint job.
                                      This Lawrence Engineering built Tiger is still current and is registered now as VH-EDI to an owner in
                                      Queensland.