October 13, 2007
Lanstal Pty Ltd. Built 1984, first regd 21.11.85. Ex N43783, VH-MAL. During delivery as N43783 from 29.11.84-17.12.84 broke records in FAI Class C1D Group 1 (piston, fixed wing 3850-6614lbs). Departed Tampa (Florida) to Honolulu, but headwinds forced stop at Oakland, California. Oakland-Honolulu record beaten by 3 hours, despite headwinds with time 12hr 1min 28sec. Broke HNL-SYD record with time of 24hr 49min 22sec. 1st non-stop HNL-SYD direct flight by an aircraft in this class. Still registered in 2009.