Generations of Australian fliers began their careers by clambering into the forward cockpit of a Tiger Moth. Back in the days when the aircraft were used for training, the student was closest to the engine while the instructor sat in the aft cockpit. There aren’t too many Tiger Moths left, but there are still a few lovingly-restored models plying the skies of rural Australia. It is one such machine that photographer Jackie Ranken and her pilot father have been using for some time as a picture-taking platform.

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Generations of Australian fliers began their careers by clambering into the forward cockpit of a Tiger Moth. Back in the days when the aircraft were used for training, the student was closest to the engine while the instructor sat in the aft cockpit. There aren’t too many Tiger Moths left, but there are still a few lovingly-restored models plying the skies of rural Australia. It is one such machine that photographer Jackie Ranken and her pilot father have been using for some time as a picture-taking platform.

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