ZK-AYT   c/n 138
Imported by Rural Aviation, New Plymouth, 12th October 1951.
Flown by Phil Lightband, Cliff East, Keith McCready, Arnold Mangush,
Don Erceg and Frank Ferrier.
Based at New Plymouth and Fielding
Written off in an accident at Akito, 23/04/1956
Frank Ferrier unhurt.
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Flight Test at Mangere November 1951        © Don Noble

Working off Shewry's strip East of Stratford  flown by Phil Lightband  
                                         © P.Lightband

Thanks to Eddie Coates for this one        © E.Coates Collection

3 more photos of AYT working off Shewry's strip        © Bob Shewry

Shewry's strip again        © Bob Shewry

Shewry's strip again        © Bob Shewry (via Neville Worsley

Another one from Bob Coates        © Bob Coates Collection

Another test flight pic from Don Noble        © Don Noble

And another test flight pic        © Don Noble

AYT loading        © Don Noble

AYT loading        © Don Noble

Unknown accident        © Don Noble

And another unknown accident        © Don Noble

3rd time not so lucky, the demise of AYT. Frank Ferrier unhurt.
Akitio 23rd April 1956        © Don Noble

Crash scene 23rd April 1956 at Akitio        © Mills Archives