List of C-60 Lockheed Lodestar airframes operated by No. 37 (Transport) Squadron:
A67-1 ~ VH-RAA, Issued 37 Sqn on 6 Sep 1943.
A67-2 ~ VH-RAB, Issued 37 Sqn on 5 Sep 1943.
A67-3 ~ VH-RAC, Issued 37 Sqn on 2 Sep 1943.
A67-4 ~ VH-RAD, Issued 37 Sqn on 9 Sep 1943.
A67-5 ~ VH-RAE, Issued 37 Sqn on 28 Aug 1943.
A67-6 ~ VH-RAF, Issued 37 Sqn on 29 Nov 1943, on 26th January 1945, A67-6 crashed and caught fire at Merauke, Dutch New Guinea after a tyre blew on take off.
A67-7 ~ VH-RAG, Issued 37 Sqn on 29 Nov 1943.
A67-8 ~ VH-RAH, Issued 37 Sqn on 21 Dec 1943.
A67-9 ~ VH-RAI, Issued 37 Sqn on 9 Dec 1943.
A67-10 ~ VH-RAJ, Issued 37 Sqn on 11 Jan 1944.
The 21st September 1943, No. 37 (Transport) Squadron saw A67-1 depart Parafield on the squadron’s first operational & regular courier flight, the route being Parafield, Perth, Gorrie, Oodnadatta, returning to Parafield 25th September 1943.
The unit continued flying regular courier runs in Australia and Dutch New Guinea, with Morotai in the Dutch East Indies added in late 1944. Some of the Squadron’s tasking saw the Lodestars flying journeys in excess of 11,000 kilometres to island bases in the South West Pacific.
The remaining nine Lodestars gave good service until they were sold to civilian operators in 1947. In addition, five Lodestars (LT 931/935) were transferred from Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) to No. 37 Sqn early in 1944.