VH-CLV. de Havilland DH-114-2D/A1 Heron. c/n 14124.


Delivered to the Deutsche Luftwaffe as Heron 2D - April 18, 1958

Given West German Air Force markings CA+002

Used as a communications aircraft

Sold to Ferranti Ltd, England - August 30, 1962

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-ASCX

Based at Ringway Airport to test communications equipment

Sold to Connellan Airways Ltd - 1970

Arrived Alice Springs at conclusion of delivery flight - May 1970

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-CLV - May 6, 1970

Registered to Connellan Airways Ltd

Connellan changed its name to Connair Pty Ltd - July 11, 1970

Registered to Connair Ltd - August 14, 1970

Converted to a Heron 2D/A1 with Lycoming engines - August 1973

Chartered by Ansett Airlines of N.S.W. for Sydney-Lord Howe Island service - September 15, 1974

Operated proving flight Sydney-Lord Howe Island - September 18, 1974

Operated first revenue service Sydney-Lord Howe Island (Capt R. Connellan) - September 19, 1974

Operated final revenue service Sydney-Lord Howe Island - March 2, 1975

Returned to Connair at end of charter - March 1975

Transferred to Northern Airlines after name change - June 2, 1980

Connair purchased by East West Airlines and renamed Northern - June 9, 1980

Registered to Northern Airlines (Operations) Pty Ltd - June 18, 1980

Sold to Avdev Airlines - September 30, 1981

Aircraft was named 'Clive'

Registered to Aviation Development t/a Avdev - January 15, 1982

Transferred to Avdev Airlines Davey when Avdev acquired Davey Airlines

Sold to Airlines of Tasmania - May 12, 1984

Airlines of Tasmania suspended operations - February 14, 1997

Sold to Australian Pacific Air Parts - August 13, 1997

Aircraft was considered to be non-airworthy and was grounded

Transferred to Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston, Tasmania - August 13, 1997

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - September 29, 1997


VH-CLV. Northern - in the full livery at an unknown airport, August 1980.

VH-CLV. Avdev Airlines - in the full livery at Sydney Airport, January 1983.