Here's the second of
the Cierva C.30As
imported into Australia in the mid 1930s.
VH-USR was registered to Andrew Thyne Reid, a notable Australian
it fairly regularly between his country property near Yass, NSW and
Sydney's Mascot Airport until his
death in 1949. The aircraft
register in 1951.
This machine is displayed in a fully restored condition at
Powerhouse Museum in
Sydney. Phil Vabre's nice shot of it there (below) was
taken in August