VH-TJK  Douglas DC-9-31                     (c/n  47008)


                                        VH-TJK was the second of an original order for three DC-9s placed by the Australian National
                                        Airlines Commission for TAA in 1965.  It was delivered in May 1967.  I used to watch the progress
                                        of the construction of these Australian machines through the wire mesh at the Long Beach plant during
                                        the 1960s..  -TJK is seen above in this shot from the CAHS archives at Launceston Airport in Dec
                                       1970 in original T-Tail livery. .  In 1983 it was sold to Airborne Express as N908AX., and ended its
                                       days stored at the Marana Air Park in Arizona.