VH-UTV Short S.16/1 Scion
Short Scion was developed in 1933 as a 5 passenger feeder liner.
VH-UTV was purchased
new by Adelaide Airways in 1936, in whose
seen in the
supplied photograph above.
From the Geoff Goodall collection comes the image (below) of -UTV
Adelaide Airways, but in revised livery. Note AA emblem on
fuselage. Adelaide Airways
was one of the companies which combined
to form Australian National
Airways July 1936 (although
operations under that name did not
commence until November of that year). Upon
into the ANA fleet,
VH-UTV was given the name
"Moata". Used for a time by Connellan
Alice Springs, this aircraft was last known
of at Chewing Gum Field,
Tallebudgera, Qld in 1980.
fate is unknown. Geoff Goodall provides another (color)
shot of it at the foot of the
page taken much later on.