Remarks: Rear top-side view of TGS Air Charter Services Cessna 172N Skyhawk II VH-WFO in the rain at Tooradin (YTDN) 04Sep2006 - Built 1977, First Regd in Australia on 09Jan1989 – Now owned by TGS Sands Cranbourne.
Remarks: Gippsland Aeronautics GA-8 Airvan VH-CCI with reflections on a wet apron at Tooradin YTDN 04Sep2006. The aircraft is used by the Commando Skydivers Club – people who jump out of serviceable aircraft with a parachute – just for fun.
Remarks: Close cropped view of Piper Cherokee Six PA-32-260 VH-MBW Cn 32-323 at Tooradin Airfield (YTDN) on 04Sep2006. Built 1966, First Regd 16Mar1967 – Now owned by Bayview Hire Tooradin. This Airfield features a shipwreck near the runway.
Remarks: 'Retired' Beechcraft 70 Queen Air VH-MWI at Tooradin Airfield on 04Sep2006. When new, the aircraft was Delivered to Masling Airlines in May1969, ex USA (Reg N8070R). VH-MWI was the First Production Beech 70 Queen Air. I flew from Newcastle (YWLM) to Sydney (YSSY) in this aircraft with Masling Airlines three times: on 06Oct1969, 19Feb1970, and 29May1970. (Each trip took 0.5 to 0.6 hours.) An unexpected ‘reunion’ after 36 years, during an ad-hoc visit to Tooradin Airfield (YTDN).