VH-TBB  Bristol 170 mk.31M Freighter        (c/n  13187)


                                            This Freighter was one of a batch of 38 mark 31Ms ordered by the Pakistan Air Force in 1954.
                                            It was serial number S4432 with that arm.  Civilianized as AP-AMF it was sold to Trans Australia
                                            Airlines in 1961.   The rare photo at the foot of this entry was taken by Greg Banfield at Bankstown
                                            in that year showing -TBB in full TAA Sunbird Services livery   )The other 170 in the background is
                                            AP-AMK).    Geoff Goodall took the shot above in 1968, whilst immediately below is another
                                            Banfield color image taken a year later at Mascot showing the 170 in combined Air Express / Mayne
                                            Nickless titling.  VH-TBB wound up at Tullamarine Airport (Melbourne's International Airport) in
                                            1977 and was used as a fire fighting trainer