Aviation Photo #0871186 Grumman G-73T Turbo Mallard - Vowell Air Services

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Built 1947 as NC2966 & based in France for next 20 years. In 1952 when owned by Christian Dior, famous passengers included Aga Khan & King Farouk of Egypt. 1966 sold and based in Michigan, USA. 1972 bought by Frakes & converted to Turbo Mallard & used as a demonstrator until 1975 when it became C-GHUM. 1983 sold to Air Whitsunday (ferried as N2419X) & regd VH-JAW. 1985 sold to Vowell and seen here on delivery. Used to fly oil workers to Harriet oil field,Lowendal Island. To VH-PPT of Paspaley Pearling.
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    David Eyre
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    Grumman G-73T Turbo Mallard
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    VH-JAW
    Karratha
    Western Australia
    Australia
    July 4, 1985
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Anonymous
12 years ago
Tired old bird, the fresh paint just covering the wrinkles

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