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F-GBDA (566) with her big brother at Downsview - Unknown photographer © March 1978 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
9V-BCJ (280) looking smart - Unknown photographer © 04 November 1974 - Jeff Peck Collection - via John Mounce - Aird Archives
A3-FQK (659) Basking at Brisbane - Unknown photographer © April 1997 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
VH-BMG (219) Waiting at Ballarat - YBLT, VIC - Unknown photographer © September 1987 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
N75482 (515) gets the prize for calligraphy! - P. Frei © 15 July 1994 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
057 (57) at RIAT display - RAF Fairford - Unknown photographer © 22 July 1995 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
VH-USW (707) at Kununurra - YPKU, Western Australia - William Gray © 04 March 1983 - via David Carter - Aird Archives
292 (292) in a very photogentic angle - Unknown photographer © date unknown - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
N615AR (615) at Dawson City - CYDA, Yukon, en route to Fairbanks, Alaska - Silas Smith © 08 July 2021 - Aird Archives
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