F-OCBN  Cessna P172D Skyhawk Powermatic                             (c/n P17257188)


                                   The P172D was a rare beast, only 72 of them being built (3 of those by Rheims).  It was a
                                   172D with a 175 hp Continental GO-300-E geared-engine, constant-speed prop and revised
                                   cowling with dorsal gearbox fairing, and replaced the 175 Skylark model in 1963. .  It went
                                   to Australia in 1977 and became VH-TZC.      David Carter saw it at Bankstown just after it
                                  came down from New Caledonia. ..