VH-UYT Taylor J2
Cub (c/n 958)
Normally I put the "period"
photographs of any subject as the banner image on each page. i.e.
aircraft appeared when it was first registered. However, in the
case of -UYT these early shots are so
poor that I will elevate Geoff Goodall's 1985 shot of it taken at the
Mangalore air show to the primo
position in this entry. In fact, the shot immediately below
is so grainy and
blurred that I almost didn't
Early in 2007 I received another image of it from Barbara
Butler. Not super, but showing
the diminutive craft still with its Taylor stripe
indicated that her mother had trained for
licence on this machine in
1938. It also appears on another of Barbara's photos under VH-UXW.
re-registered VH-PCM in the early
later (in 1955) as VH-BPK. It
restored to VH-UYT again later in the 1990s. It currently
registered to an owner in Albury, NSW.