VH-USV de Havilland DH80A Puss Moth
In 1935 noted aviator T.H. McDonald
acquired three Puss Moths to add to his McDonald Air
Services fleet, operating them a scheduled flights from Cairns' Saltpan
Landing Field to Townsville.
The above shot is from the
John Oxley Library collection showing two of them at Cairns, circa
McDonald changed the
name of his company in June 1936 to North Queensland Airways Pty. Ltd.
VH-USV crashed on take off from Mt. Garnet, Queensland on 18 October
1936. Its C or R.
lapsed the following June.