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VH-AAM on the job, at Rose Bay base.
Photo:Michael Greenhill © 09 April 2016
VH-AAM at Bankstown, maintenance and new look!
Photo: Graeme D. Mills © 30 November 2015
VH-AAM at Rathmines giving rides.
Photos: Michael O'Farrell © 16 November 2013
A view inside.
Photo: Alex Penrose © 10 August 2013
VH-AAM with Sydney Seaplanes "Caledonia" at Rose Bay base.
Photo: Michael Greenhill © 13 July 2012
VH-AAM plying her trade on a blustery Rose Bay.
Photo: Neil Aird © 08 November 2010
VH-AAM at Rose Bay when with Southern Cross.
Photos: Neil Aird © 04 May 2005
Photo: Lenn Bayliss © May 2005
VH-AAM just before repaint.
Photo: Lenn Bayliss © February 2005 - Aird Archives
VH-AAM landing Bankstown.
Photo: Michael O'Farrell © April 2004
VH-AAM at Bankstown.
Photo: Unknown photographer © December 2003 - Aird Archives
Photo: Gert Groenenberg ©
VH-AAM undergoing makeover at Bankstown.
Photo: David Fogwill © November 2002
VH-AAM when with Helijet.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1994 - Aird Archives
VH-IMR takes a break at Green Island, Queensland.
Photo: Geoff Goodall © July 1993
VH-IMR down south at Bankstown - YSBK, New South Wales.
Photo: Danny Tanner Photography © 18 May 1990
VH-IMR in Percheron Livey.
Photo: Unknown photographer © October 1977 - Aird Archives
VH-IMR in her blue colours.
Photo: Warwick Bigsworth © - via Lenn Bayliss
VH-IMR at Bankstown
Photo: John Hopton © 18 April 1975


G-213 • (N37772) • VH-IMR • VH-AAM



Regn/Serial unknown. Government of the Republic of Ghana. Delivered 10-Nov-1961.

G-213 Ghana Air Force. Details unknown.

(N37772) Resv’d 15-Sep-1976. Canx as n.t.u. On USCAR at 02-Mar-1990 (Officially Canx 08-Nov-2010).

VH-IMR Imported into Australia. Regd 17-Sep-1976.

VH-IMR Aqua-Flite, Cairns, QLD. (Aqua Flite ceased trading Mar-1992).

VH-AAM Percheron Transport. Regd Late 1976.

VH-AAM Air Ag Services, (Aerial Agriculture) Bankstown, NSW. Regd 13-Apr-1992.

VH-AAM Australian Barrier Reef Airlines, Cairns, QLD. Australia. Regd Nov-1992.

VH-AAM Heli-Aust Pty., Ltd., dba. Helijet, Bankstown, NSW. Regd 16-Jun-1998.

VH-AAM Air Whitsunday Pty., Ltd., Hamilton Island, NSW. Dates unknown.

VH-AAM Seaplane Safries - Aviant Pty., Ltd., Bellevue Hill, NSW. Dates unknown.

VH-AAM Seaplane Assets Pty., Ltd., Rose Bay, NSW. T/a Southern Cross Seaplanes, Pty, Ltd., Regd 02-Aug-2006 under CASP 47.


Note: Named “Caledonia” after one of the Shorts “C” class flying boats of Imperial Airways that flew passenger services between the UK and Australia from 1936 until the outbreak of WWII.

Photos: Lance Hill © 12 August 2019

Flipped over in windstorm while moored - Rose Bay, NSW - 12-Aug-2019. Salvaged.

Exported to Canada.

Imported to Canada 03-Jan-2020. Not yet registered. Noted at CYBL - Campbell River on 20-Jan-2020.

Presume will be restored


Photo: Dirk Septer © 20 January 2020