(2) Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche B
Twin Comanche was at Parafield in July 1966 when this shot, from the
collection was taken. It was finished in a blue and white paint
job and named 'Butch II' As
such it replaced the Cessna 210A with the same rego which was also
owned by opal miner
Daag Johnson. It was
based at the Andamooka opal fields in the north of South Australia.
traded the 210 in on the Twin Comanche, it was subsequently registered
(2) was ex N7853Y and was the first turbocharged PA-30 imported, and
one month before the above photo was taken, having been ferried from
the US. It later
went on to other owners until
cancelled from the register on 18 April 2005.