ZK-BBX
                          c/n 324

22/08/1952 - Exported to New Zealand
24/11/1952 - Purchased by Fieldair Ltd. Registered as ZK-BBX
07/01/1953 - First Flight
14/01/1953 - Delivered to Fieldair Ltd.
                 Initially flown by Noel Marshall from Gisborne
1958 - Posted to Dannevirke. First permanent posting away from Gisborne
      Flown by Arch Fraser at this time
03/11/1965 - Now flown by Brian Noblett at Dannevirke
13/05/1967 - Damaged in minor accident at Elsthorpe
1971/72 - Full rebuild at Gisborne and first Fieldair Beaver painted in new
            yellow/white colour scheme.
1972 - Now based at Masterton
02/03/1981 - Damaged in minor accident at Mangaone
10/1985 - Converted to Micronair Sprayer setup at Gisborne
1986 - Spraying equipment removed
1986 - Prepared for a Movie role and disguised as ZK-BDI
22/09/1988 - Departed Auckland to Norfolk Island
23/09/1988 - Arrived in Canberra, Australia
26/09/1988 - N.Z. Registration cancelled
04/11/1988 - Registered as VH-IDR to M.Rye at Duffy N.S.W.
Used as a sprayer by Western Aerial Crop Spraying, Derrinallum, Victoria.
04/05/1989 - Crashed at "Woodend" 15 Km East of Cooma
05/06/1993 - Flown back to N.Z.  accompanied by Pawnee VH/ZK-SUG
10/09/1993 - Australian Registration cancelled
13/09/1993 - Registered as ZK-BBX to Jim Frogley, Havelock North
Restored back to topdressing configuration and is still active as the only
Beaver topdresser globally!
1953 -First known                  1953 - near Gisborne        1954 - 10th August
photo - Gisborne                        © Don Noble                     Paraparaumu
©  Eddie Coates                                                                           © Don Noble
Collection
1956 - at Gisborne                 1956 - 9th November           1956 - Gisborne                   1969 - 2nd March
© - GAPS Museum                 Palmerston North                 Loading with Jumbo         Dannevirke
Collection                                 Air Show © Don Noble       Crane © Don Noble            © Dave Paull
1971 - 11th April                       1971 - Gisborne                      1972 - Gisborne
Dannevirke                                Peter Nicholls steam             Rebuild complete
© Dave Bates                            cleaning during                      New colour scheme
                                                rebuild - © I.Alexander          © I.Alexander
1973 - 22nd April                       1974 - 22nd October              1977 - 4th November
Masterton                                     Dannevirke                             Rukuhia (Hamilton)
© Don Noble                               © Dave Bates                          © Don Noble
1980 - 27th September     1986 - 10th January           1986 - January                  1986 - 22nd July                 1986 - 20th August         1986 - 3rd September      1987 - 5th February       1989 - now in
Wairoa                                  Gisborne - New spray       Spraying my Maize           Palmerston North              Ardmore - at right           Back to BBX after                     Omaka                     Australia as VH-IDR
© Dave Bates                      gear - © Don Noble            crop - Pilot Vaughan           © Dave Paull                   with BDI for movie          movie   © Don Noble          © Don Noble                © Lenn Bayliss
                                                                                          Wilson - © Graeme Mills                                                    © Don Noble
1993 - 16th December        1994 - 15th January         1994 - 20th April                1996 - 10th February          1996 - 16th April                 1997 - Bridge Pa          1998 - 15th January          1999 - July
At her new home                  Bridge Pa                               Wanaka                            Bridge Pa                              Wanaka                                                                            Bridge Pa                         Mohaka
Havelock North                       © Don Noble                      © Don Noble                     © Don Noble                       © Don Noble                                                                © Don Noble                     © Jason Brunton
2006 - April                         2007 - 8th April                    2009 - 18th January         2010 - 24th October          2010 - 27th October          2010 - 28th October        2012 - 24th August          2013 - 29th April
Wanaka                            Havelock North                   Masterton                            Gisborne                             Havelock North                 Te Mata Peak                    Havelock North               Bridge Pa
© George Canciani          © Lenn Bayliss                   © Alistair Jenks                   © Gavin Conroy               © Lenn Bayliss                  © Lenn Bayliss                © Graeme Mills                 © Graeme Mills