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VH-IDO at Green Island.
Photo: Alex Penrose © 22 November 2011
VH-IDO back in action in Australia.
Photo: Alex Penrose © 31 October 2011
VH-IDO has been completed.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 29 October 2010
VH-IDO is progressing well.
Photos: Dirk Septer © 17 August 2010
A couple of snaps from the Sealand Blog.
Photos: Bob Kobzey © 12 and 13 January 2010
VH-IDO arrives at Campbell River for rebuild by Sealand.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 07 January 2010
One, two, three . . .
Photos: John Caswell © 07 January 2010
Photo: Dirk Septer © 07 January 2010
Photo: John Caswell © 07 January 2010
Photo: Dirk Septer © 07 January 2010
My thanks to Dirk and John for covering the arrival. Sealand Aviation will post progress of rebuild on the Sealand Website Blog.
VH-IDO at Caboulture, Queensland.
Photos: Jim Smith © 02 March 2008
Photo: Unknown photographer © 28 February 2008 - AHM-WA Archives
VH-IDO at Mason Field, Southport, Queensland.
Photos: Lenn Bayliss © 29 December 2006
VH-IDO now on Goldcoast, at Surfers Paradise.
Photo: Lenn Bayliss © 15 April 2006
VH-IDO a real pearl.
Photo: Simon Wilson © August 2003
Photo: Unknown Photographer © Web Image via Tom Singfield
VH-IDO shares the ramp with VH-IMU
Photo: Mark Butcher © 2003
VH-IDO on the ramp at Broome, WA.
Photos: Simon Wilson © 04 August 2003 (top) 19 July 2003 (bottom)
VH-IDO  on wheels at Jandakot, WA.
Photo: Bob Coppinger © 17 January  2002
VH-IDO at Jandakot.
Photo: Unknown photographer © March 2001 - via Tony Clarke - Aird Archives
VH-IDO at Jandakot Airport, Perth, Western Australia.
Photo: Neville Murphy © 29 November 2000
Photo: Lenn Bayliss © November 2000
VH-IDO at Broome - YBRM, Western Australia.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 25 June 1996 - Aird Archives
Photo: Lenn Bayliss © 1990
VH-IDO at Inverell many years ago.
Photo: Peter Keating © 1987 - Aird Archives
Above two photos: © Lenn Bayliss
Photo: Unknown photographer © mid 1970's - via Kenneth I. Swartz Collection
VH-IDO when she was brand new.
Photo: Greg Banfield © c.1964 - Eddie Coates Collection
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VH-IDO*


• Delivered 07-Apr-1964 • Regd 11-Aug-1964
VH-IDO Hawker DH Australia • Canx 13-Dec-1982 WFU
• Active 16-Oct-1988 noted at airshow Richmond, NSW
• J. Hutson, Crookwell, NSW
• r/o Air Ag hangar 12-Feb-1992 on floats carrying titles Arrow Pearl
• J. Hutson / Arrow Pearl Co., P/L., Broome, WA

• Airwaves Gold Coast Pty., Ltd., Main Beach, QLD - O/A Gold Coast Seaplanes

• Regd 25-May-2005 • Leased out

• Flipped 09-Aug-2009 on landing at Horizontal Falls, Kimberley region, WA

• Newspaper article of event here

• Shipped by sea and road to Campbell River, BC for rebuild.

• Completed - ready to be shipped

• Arrived (in container) safely in Brisbane 08-May-2011 for a new life in Australia.

• Cairns Seaplanes, Cairns, QLD • Website

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