This nice shot is from the Geoff Goodall collection and
was taken at Parafield, SA in 1967.
This machine was originally G-ASBI and was registered to
Lord Trefgame of Chobham. It
the long flight to Australia deparrting on 15 June 1963 as indicated by
the cabin. It was re-registered in Austrlia in August of
1963. The Beagle Aircraft
formed to continue producing the
line of light aircraft formerly built by Auster.
event, only 43
built since it really couldn't compete with the svelte
out of Wichita, having,
as it did, a welded steel tubing fuselage with a
fibreglass and fabric covering. Auster historian Ian W.
O'Neill reports that
is currently stored dismantled (in many bits and pieces) at Noarlunga,