VQ-FAM  de Havilland D.H.89A Dragon Rapide            (c/n  6471)


                                  VQ-FAM was the second of three Rapides flown by Fiji Airways in the 1950s.  The above shot
                                  was taken by the late Fred Lindsley who was Chief Engineer for the company at the time.  His son
                                  Nick, who provided the photo indicates that Fred was the chap in the center.   This Rapide was
                                  the former RAF Dominie R5934, civilianized in 1949 as G-AKSH and shipped to Fiji in January
                                  1952.  The Rapides were withdrawn from service in the late 1950s after having been replaced by
                                  DHA-3 Drovers.