VH-UUG  de Havilland  D.H.85 Leopard Moth     (c/n  7110)


                                This D.H.85 was purchased new by pioneer aviatrix Nancy Bird (later Nancy Bird-Walton). That's
                                Ms. Bird fore of the prop.   She was the first female pilot in the Commonwealth to carry passengers,
                                and was also instrumental in setting up a flying medical service in outback New South Wales. Nancy
                                later established the Australian Women Pilots' Association. . Anyway, her Leopard Moth was written
                                off in a crash at Cunnamulla, Qld in February 1940 (as seen in the photo below from the Geoff Goodall
                                collection).   Another image of it appears in the photo of a line up of aircraft at Parafield in 1936 under
                                the entry for VH-UGM.