VH-UPA  de Havilland D.H. 80A Puss Moth    (c/n  2022)


                            A badly cropped photograph.  However, I know how difficult it was at times, at Bankstown where
                            this shot was taken, to get far enough away from a subject to get it all in . Originally registered to
                            Qantas at Brisbane in 1930, it had a series of owners in the 1930s and 40s and was re-registered
                            VH-ABU in 1948.   The image below was taken from a placard at the Hinkler House Memorial
                            Museum (in Bundaberg) where this aircraft is preserved in memory of that great aviator. It illustrates
                            the machine as originally flown in Qantas markings.  Finally, the shot at the foot of the page was taken
                            from a Qantas archives snapshot showing the aircraft in the early 1930s when it was operated by the