BEECH V35 BONANZA VH-CAD
MSN D-8041

 

 

 

QAM thanks Dr Verlyn Yang for the donation of this aircraft.

 


14MAY66
Noted under assembly at Bankstown. VH-CAD was the first V35 model imported into Australia. (Source: 3)
15JUN66
Registered to Department of Civil Aviation, Melbourne. Certificate of Registration No 5559. (Source: 1)
07JUL66
Noted at Perth Airport with DCA WA Region. (Source: 3)
c.71
The original three bladed propeller was replaced by a two bladed propeller.
c. 72-73
The aircraft suffered a wheels up landing at Serpentine, WA.
c. 72-73
The original factory colour scheme was replaced by a light blue band along the fuselage and over the top of the engine cowling.
30NOV73
The regulator officially changed its name to the Department of Transport, Air Transport Group. (Source: 2)
07JUN74
Registered to Department of Transport, Air Transport Group, Melbourne, Vic. (Source: 1)
07MAY82
Registered to Department of Aviation, Melbourne, Vic (Source: 1)
The regulator changed its name to the Department of Aviation the same day. (Source: 2)
24JUL87
The Department of Aviation was amalgamated with the Department of Transport and Communications. (Source: 2)
12FEB88
Registered to Civil Aviation Authority Flying Unit, North Essendon, Vic. (Source: 1)
01JUL88
The regulator officially changed its name to the Civil Aviation Authority. (Source: 2)
01JUN92
Libbyvin P/L, Albury, NSW. (Source: 1)
13MAY06
VH Thomas P/L, Albury, NSW. (Source: 1)
29JUN11
Vincent Thomas, Albury, NSW. (Source: 1)
26MAY16
Classic Aviator, New Lambton Heights, NSW. (Source: 1)
31MAR17
Submerged by flood waters at Murwillumbah, NSW. (Source: 1)
21DEC17

Dr Verlyn Yang officially donated the airframe of VH-CAD to QAM.

Delivery to Caloundra pending.
     

 

 

SOURCES
1
Tony Arbon, AustAirData
2

Civil Aviation Historical Society
http://www.airwaysmuseum.com/org%20timeline.htm

3
Geoff Goodall

 

Compiled by Ron Cuskelly

 

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ISSUE
DATE
REMARKS
1
27JAN18
Original issue. Thanks to Tony Arbon, Geoff Goodall, Phil Vabre and Roger McDonald.