VH-UIR  de Havilland D.H.60G Gipsy Moth               (c/n  894)


                                      This Moth was delivered to Qantas in in February 1929, although sold the following month to
                                      the similarly named (although totally different) Queensland Air Navigation Ltd in whose check-
                                      ered fin and rudder livery it is seen here.   Photo from the John Oxley Library, State Library of
                                      Queensland collection.  In the Geoff Goodall collection shot below, taken earlier at Rockhamp-
                                      ton, it is seen in its original DH livery.  Qantas must also have been some sort of D.H. dealer
                                      in those days since they bought it back on 9 February 1931 only to sell it again two days later
                                      to a private owner in Beaudesert, Queensland.   Following a couple of other owners in NSW,
                                     VH-UIR was sold in New Zealand in August 1934 becoming ZK-ADG.