ZK - AXK    c/n 89
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At Mangere 1951        © Don Noble





At Mangere 1951        0169 Don Noble






At Mangere 1951        © Don Noble





Working in the Taranaki hills flown by Phil Lightband 1952
                                © Don Noble





Loading in the early 50's        © Phil Lightband





Taking off early 50's        © Phil Lightband





Loading in the early 50's        © Phil Lightband





Loading in the early 50's        © Phil Lightband






Loading up, early 50's        ©
Eddie Coates




Loading in the early 50's        © Phil Lightband





Smoko time on Shewry's strip near Stratford.        © Bob Shewry





Working off Shewry's strip        © Bob Shewry
Imported by Rural Aviation, New Plymouth, 12/01/1951 The first Beaver to be imported into N.Z.
Assembled at Mangere by Miles King, Don Andrews and Doug Hull
Nicknamed "Jerry" after Jerry Hooper who was the first pilot killed in Aerial Topdressing in N.Z.
Flown by Bill Sutton & Keith McCready (New Plymouth)
Flown by Bert Burrowes, Cliff East, Don Thorpe and Ramsay McGill at Fielding from 1953 onwards.
Written off in an accident near Maungamahu, 20/04/1954.
Ramsay McGill fatally injured