Being assembled at Ardmore 30th June 2015        © Bill Luther






The floats ready for attaching 30th June 2015        © Bill Luther






Being assembled at Ardmore 30th June 2015        © Bill Luther


   More photos and info here:
http://www.dhc-2.com/id211.htm



   First flight photos can be seen on Dave Paull's blog here:

   
http://nzcivair.blogspot.com.au/2015/07/zk-wka-first-nz-flight-yesterday-16-7-15.html
ZK - WKA   c/n 1585
Delivered to the Kenyan Air Force 30th March 1965 as KAF-109 until 2nd November 1979
Registered as N5595A and noted at Lanseria 23rd December 1980
Registered as ZS-LJL with a Transport & Engineering Company in RSA.
Noted at Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya September 1986
Exported and noted at Stoney Lake, Ontario, Canada 10th July 1989 and registered C-GLPL
Registered N222BS with D&M Systems, Wilmington, Delaware, USA 15th February 1994
Total time 8190 hrs.
Then noted as going to Aircraft Delivery Services for export to N.Z. February 2015
Registered as ZK-WKA with Auckland Seaplanes 8th July 2015.
Engine runs and first flight mid July 2015 at Ardmore.
New Zealand's first amphibious Beaver.