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Old 24th Dec 2020, 10:46
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Interesting that the pilot had an association with PNG, if itís true. Maybe connected to the VH-TSI bust?

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Old 24th Dec 2020, 11:39
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Originally Posted by Duck Pilot View Post
Interesting that the pilot had an association with PNG, if itís true. Maybe connected to the VH-TSI bust?
For what itís worth, Iím only aware of one trip he did to PNG, which he told me was for a job interview. So not really an Ďassociationí as such.

That said, given that pretty much everything else he told me in the 18+ years I knew him was a lie, anything is possible.

He had actually laughed to me about how Ďdumbí the VH-TSI thing was; I wonder now whether there was some sort of gloating - about being better at this drug running lark than they were? - behind it.

Also a massive Piper fanboy, but again, who knows? Youíd have to ask someone other than him though, no way youíd get the truth otherwise.

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Old 20th Oct 2021, 12:22
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Ouch.



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Old 20th Oct 2021, 23:47
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Drugs at Redciffe

Aerostar wrecked. Storm. Where, When?
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 00:11
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Originally Posted by runway16 View Post
Aerostar wrecked. Storm. Where, When?
Mackay yesterday
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 03:16
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guns drugs redcliffe

So what was the taildragger upended on the Aerostar? Type rego?
Looks like even if tied down that may not have prevented the storm from doing that damage.
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 03:25
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Piper Cub? on the RA register. Wouldn't take much wind for that to start flying. As for the Aerostar......
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 09:10
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Uh oh... some of that probably wont buff out.
With some so called "super cells" damage can be done regardless of tie downs. And some tie down ropes look pretty old and tatty.

The Redcliffe Aerostar ???
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 11:08
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Originally Posted by aroa View Post

The Redcliffe Aerostar ???
It certainly is.
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 20:58
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Originally Posted by Squawk7700 View Post
It certainly is.
It's looks like VH-HFY that has been damaged, but have also seen elsewhere it identified as VH-LEO - but latest pic of LEO shows a different paint scheme.

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/10139971

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Old 21st Oct 2021, 21:48
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Originally Posted by Kiwiconehead View Post
It's looks like VH-HFY, but have also seen elsewhere it identified as VH-LEO - but latest pic of LEO shows a different paint scheme.

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/10139971
Iíve been waiting for someone to spot the change of rego.

Itís been prawn spotting out of Mackay or something like that.
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 22:28
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So that photo of the wrecked Aerostar at Mackay is an old photo? Not a result of the storm just recently.
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 22:55
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Itís KWP which is the new rego for HFY.

Brand new photo, not old.
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Old 22nd Oct 2021, 03:45
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Even with a taildragger draped over it, it still wants to head skyward! My most memorable moments in GA were all in the Aerostar, an awesome machine
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Old 23rd Oct 2021, 08:08
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Originally Posted by Kiwiconehead View Post
It's looks like VH-HFY, but have also seen elsewhere it identified as VH-LEO - but latest pic of LEO shows a different paint scheme.

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/10139971
Yeah, best not spread crap info, especially when it’s identifying someone else’s aircraft as a drug plane.
FYI, LEO is a Machen 680 Superstar. Pic attached. Different paint scheme.

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Old 23rd Oct 2021, 08:47
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Originally Posted by MakeItHappenCaptain View Post
Yeah, best not spread crap info, especially when itís identifying someone elseís aircraft as a drug plane.
FYI, LEO is a Machen 680 Superstar. Pic attached. Different paint scheme.

Where did I identify LEO as a drug plane?

I was saying the pictured, wrecked aircraft had been identified as LEO on another website, but the recent pics of LEO showed it had a different paint scheme, but the first pic that shows up in a image search actually shows LEO with the same scheme about 12 years ago - so I wasn't saying LEO was a drug plane, I was saying, are you sure it is HFY?

FYI - old pic of LEO for reference
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/6185294

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Old 23rd Oct 2021, 10:11
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When youíre talking about both aircraft in the same breath and quoting heresay, it not hard to assume the inference.
You were the first one to mention LEO on this thread so you can see where Iím coming from.
Ps. Your post *could* be edited to clarify the intentionÖ
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Old 23rd Oct 2021, 21:20
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Originally Posted by MakeItHappenCaptain View Post
When youíre talking about both aircraft in the same breath and quoting heresay, it not hard to assume the inference.
You were the first one to mention LEO on this thread so you can see where Iím coming from.
Ps. Your post *could* be edited to clarify the intentionÖ
It was obviously clear to everyone else reading this - but I have edited it to stop your whining.
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Old 24th Oct 2021, 07:52
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https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/269084
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