VH-TBA (2)  Bristol 170 Freighter Mk 31                        (c/n  13176)

                                     This Freighter was imported from Pakistan in August 1961     Originally delivered to the Pakistan
                                     Air Force as S4427, it was civlianized later as AP-AME.       Operated by TAA on their Sunbird
                                     service in New Guinea until August 1968 when it was withdrawn from use.    It was then flown to
                                     Archerfield to be used as spares for Air Express.       Dave Tholler saw it on 19 September 1968
                                     (below), the day it arrived back from PNG.