ZK - CMV    c/n 1048
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Originally delivered to DH Australia as VH-AAI, 29/07/1957, the first Beaver topdresser in Australia
To Aerial Agriculture, Bankstown. Cancelled 1965
Exported to NZ, ff 29/07/1965
To Air Contracts Ltd., Masterton, 16/08/1965
Flown by Neville Worsley (mostly) and based at Dannevirke until accident at Weber 18/05/1967.
Repaired, hired to G.Stewart & Co, accident Arawhata River area, West Coast South Island 4/12/67
Repaired and  flown by  Aviation Contracts at Invercargill as a meat hauler until 23/08/1968
Flown back to Air Contracts and Registration cancelled 26/01/1970
Exported to Bannock Aerospace Ltd., Vancouver, Canada January 1970
To C & M Airways of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan 27/05/1982
To Ross Air Services as C-FAXC. To MHA Enterprises Ltd of Theresa Point, Manibota 23/10/2007
Still active.
CMV lined up at Masterton 1965 with CKH and BFO        © Neville Worsley





CMV at Masterton 1966        © Neville Worsley





CMV receiving some attention at Masterton 1967        © Allan Wooller





CMV at Rongotai        © Allan Wooller





Receiving some more attention.        © John Anderson





In the hangar at Masterton 1968        © Allan Wooller





Unknown location, date and photographer        © www.kiwibeavers.com





CMV down South in Invercargill 27th April 1969