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australian goose(s)

August 24 2008 at 11:57 PM
Xavier Vervaecke  (Login modelxv)
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according to an article in the Dutch IPMS magazine "MODELBOUW in PLASTIC" nr 3 of 1993
the dutch bought a goose from the Papua Oil Development Compagny in june 1939 and registered it as PK-AFS ( ex VH-AAJ) but the pictures shown (two) are of VH-AAY. This would be of a plane with dark fuselage colour ( blue or black) white registration and a silver tail ? and engines maybe ditto wings. The pictures are not that clear and the article discusses grumman G-21A used in Borneo and the Dutch Indies.

the book Grumman Goose by Steve Ginter shows one picture of VH-AAY and mentions VH-AAZ and also ? PK-AKA and PK-AKB but these are Dutch Indies registered Grummans.

I hope this helps a bit.


This message has been edited by modelxv from IP address on Aug 25, 2008 7:38 AM

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