Finally I know more about this aircraft thanks to the airport data website.
Landing Rwy 31 for a short visit.
Parked on the apron. [Nikon D200]
Wings over Illawarra 2011
This 1983-production Chieftain was first registered in Australia on 23 September 1988.
Departing 16, formerly registered to Helicopter Transport Services.
Departing 16 with the nose into the sun. New to database. Manufactured in 1981.
Was supposed to fly to Minlaton on the Yorke Peninsula on Beech 18 VH-FIE, but developed a fault the day before the flight, so this Piper Chieftain was chartered at short notice.
The trip to Mi... (more)