HomeWelcomeUpdatesCompanyAircraftPeopleProjectsEquipmentOperationsPhoto AlbumGuest BookSearchAdastrianaQuestions

 

MISCELLANEOUS ADASTRA AIRCRAFT

DE HAVILLAND DH.60M MOTH VH-UOQ GOLDFINCH
(MSN 1483)

 
de Havilland DH.60M Moth VH-UOQ Goldfinch probably at Mascot c. August 1930.



Photo: CAHS/Len Dobbin Collection
de Havilland DH.60M Moth VH-UOQ Goldfinch at Toowoomba Aerodrome c. 1938/39.


Photo: Frank Joel via his son Murray Joel.
de Havilland DH.60M Moth VH-UOQ Goldfinch outside the premises of Falconer Browne & Co at 226 Margaret Street, Toowoomba c. 1938/39.

Photo: Frank Joel via his son Murray Joel.
de Havilland DH.60M Moth VH-UOQ Goldfinch outside the premises of Falconer Browne & Co at 226 Margaret Street, Toowoomba c. 1938/39.

Photo: Frank Joel via his son Murray Joel.
de Havilland DH.60M Moth VH-UOQ Goldfinch outside the premises of Falconer Browne & Co at 226 Margaret Street, Toowoomba c. 1938/39.

Photo: Frank Joel via his son Murray Joel.
de Havilland DH.60M Moth VH-UOQ Goldfinch outside the premises of Falconer Browne & Co at 226 Margaret Street, Toowoomba c. 1938/39.

Photo: Frank Joel via his son Murray Joel.

 


14AUG30
Registered VH-UOQ to Adastra Airways Ltd., Mascot, NSW. CofR No 393.
29AUG30
CofA No 344 issued. Fitted with a Gipsy engine.
10FEB35
Crashed into Cronulla Bay, NSW.
05JUL35
Wreckage sold to A.L. Needham, Sydney, NSW.
10JUL35
Struck off the Register.
11SEP35
CofR renewed after rebuild with a Cirrus Hermes engine fitted.
04NOV35
Crashed in the Blue Mountains, NSW.
10OCT38
Sold to J.K. Richardson, Toowoomba, Qld.
06DEC38
Registered to J.K. Richardson, Toowoomba, Qld.
16DEC39
Sold to Mrs. E.B. Jones trading as Airwork Co., Archerfield, Qld.
31JAN40
Registered to Mrs. E.B. Jones trading as Airwork Co., Archerfield, Qld.
22JUL40
Impressed by the RAAF as spares.



This chronology is drawn from "The Historic Civil Aircraft Register of Australia" compiled by Bert Cookson and published by AustAirData. Thanks to Phil Vabre of the Civil Aviation Historical Society for providing the photograph.

 

Issue
Date
Remarks
2
30APR15
Added 5 images of VH-UOQ in Toowoomba. Thanks to Murray Joel whose father Frank took the photos.