VH-UGH de Havilland D.H.60
This rare photo is from the Neil Follett collection. Rare,
inasmuch as this aircraft was struck off the
register in 1933. It was
originally imported in August 1927 for Qantas (as, of course,
The low-res image below, from Picture Sunshine
Coast, shows it as G-AUGH on the beach at
Noosa Heads in the late
1920s. Qantas sold it at the end of
1927 to T.H. Bishop of Brisbane
who 'transferred' it immediately
to Mrs. D.E. Reis. In
February 1931 (by which time the aircraft
had had a coupleof mishaps )
Qantas bought it back, only to sell it
again in October 1932 to C.H.
Ferris, still based at Archerfield,
presumably the above photograph was taken.
following a takeoff accident at
Rocklea, Queensland in April 1933, it was stricken
from the register.