VH-UHG  de Havilland D.H.60X Moth                  (c/n  465)


                                     This CofA photograph above (from the John Hopton collection) was taken at Mascot, possibly
                                     after repair work had been done at de Havilland's following a crash at Port Melbourne on 12 Jan
                                     1929.  The registration was also changed at that time from G-AUHG.      The two images below
                                     are from the Kevin OReilly collection.  The upper one was taken at Mascot, date and individual
                                     seen standing, unknown.  At the foot of the page is a shot of the aircraft at Dimboola, Victoria on
                                     30 May 1928, as G-AUHG and only three weeks after it had been first registered (on May 8 of
                                     that year).   It was originally registered to Louis Coen Wireless Pty Ltd of Melbourne, and had
                                     many owners over the next decade, spending all its working life in based in Victoria except for a
                                     brief stunt in 1930 when it lived in Adelaide.    By 1938 it was flying for Victorian and Interstate
                                     Airways Ltd who rebuilt it as a D.H.60G (possibly at the time the middle photo was taken).  The
                                     Moth was impressed into the RAAF in July 1940 as A7-106, but did not survive the war.