Aviation Photo #1275546 Bristol Type 86A Tourer replica - Western Australian Airways

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At Aviation Heritage Museum. Represents an aircraft of Australia's 1st commercial airline - Western Australian Airways. Unskinned side, to show structure. Replica built over 18-months by Ansett WA carpenter Frank Matthews, under supervision of Ansett engineer Billy Tilly, with help of Frank Colquhoun, an ex-W.A.Airlines mechanic/engineer. Built for display at Ansett terminal at Perth Airport, unveiled on 5 Dec 1981 and displayed until terminal expanded in mid-1980s. To museum in 1986.
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