VH-UNJ Avro 618 Ten
The Avro Ten was the Fokker F.VIIb-3m built under
licence. VH-UNJ was imported in February
1930 for Queensland Air Navigation Ltd and named "City of Brisbane"
Image no 3 below
from the Bill Holswich
collection, (via Geoff Goodall) shows it in QAN's checkered tail livery
opening of Rockhampton's
Connors Park Aerodrome on 2 March 1930. It was sold to New
England Airways in
December 1931, and in the
photo above (also via Goodall) it is in New England
airline was founded by G.A. Robinson and at the foot of the page is a
album of Bruce
Robinson, (grandson of G.A.), showing G.A.'s son-in-law Sid McLeod and
pilot Bill Harmon (in
jacket) in the early 1930s when the
aircraft was in New England's
service. It was
transferred to Airlines
of Australia Ltd in 1935., and withdrawn from use in June 1940.
of this machine appear on
the entry for sister aircraft VH-UMH.