VH-SAV   SAIA-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera                                    (c/n  0101)

                                        This 4 seat amphibian was developed by the Italian Nardi Company and first flew in 1952.
                                        SAIA-Marchetti obtained manufacturing rights and built about 10 complete machines and a
                                        number of kits which were shipped to North Star Co of Newark, NJ and completed as the
                                        Lane Riviera.   Only one, VH-SAV, seen above in these images, above by Mike Madden at
                                        Moorabbin in 1972 and below by John Wheatley, made it to Australia.  It was first registered
                                        to the importers, Transfield in September 1964.   It is still registered after several owners and
                                        is, currently registered to Brett Nixon in Broome, WA