Delivered to Mesta Machine Co in Pittsburgh, PA and registered as NC14947. Later, to G. Archer in New York. Next to Lorenz Iverson in New York. Then, Brayer Brothers Construction Co. of Buffalo, NY. Then, Arthur Kudner in New York. One of these owners nicknamed the aircraft "Que Sera Sera".
During May 1941, sold to Qantas for $41,250. Shipped to Sydney Harbor, arriving in June. Transported to Mascot Airfield near Sydney and assembled by Qantas and test flown on June 30, 1941 for the weekly Brisbane to Darwin.
On December 11, 1942 arrived at Port Moresby to join the "Special Transport Flight" carrying troops and supplies for the Buna campaign. This aircraft made 31 trips from Port Moresby to Dobodura Airfield carrying 209 troops and 13.5 tons of supplies. It also evacuated wounded to Townsville. On January 11, 1943 returned to Australia. During 1943, also operated from Townsville to Horn Island AIrfield.