September 19th, 2016, 06:11
Off to fly Duckie's heavy metal....
But in the meantime I've uploaded this one here today...;)
VH-ANQ was built as a DC-3-384 but impressed as C-49-DO at Douglas Aircraft, Long Beach, California in January, 1941. Delivered to the USAAC at San Antonio, Texas - February, 1941.
Arrived Brisbane (Archerfield) on delivery to 5th Air Force - September, 1942. Allocated to 374th Troop Carrier Squadron with radio callsign 'VHCDG', named 'Mucky Minnie'.
Delivered to CAC at Fisherman's Bend for transport conversion - January, 1943 and allocated to No 36 Squadron, RAAF.
Delivered to ANA at Brisbane (Archerfield) ex RAAF - April, 1944
Ferried Brisbane (Archerfield) - Sydney - Melbourne (Essendon) - April, 1944