Close up with a classic aircraft, the DC-10. This DC-10 has been converted to an Air Tanker and will be based in RAAF Base Richmond for the upcoming fire season.
10 Tanker Air Carrier after her flight from Pago Pago. This VLAT will help in the Australian bush fire season. Fingers crossed she does as little work as possible
On lease to the NSW Fire service to combat against fires this bushfire season.
Named - Southern Belle
Scanned from an old slide.
On landing in Rome in mid '80..... originally delivered to KLM as PH-DTH 4/75. In service with Viasa 4/79 - 7/98. Stored Marana as N431AV in late 1998. Completely broken up for spares in 02.2004..... (more)