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"NZ6001" in staged display at Wigram.
Photo: Simon D. Beck © Date unknown
Photos: Lenn Bayliss © 29 March 1997
ZK-CMW in final Fieldair livery, at Gisborne.
Photo: Don Noble © 07 January 1973 - Graeme Mills Collection
ZK-CMW working at Gisborne, New Zealand.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 1972 - Graeme Mills Collection via Dave Bates
ZK-CMW with FIELDAIR, at Gisborne.
Photo: Don Noble © 15 January 1971 - Graeme Mills Collection
ZK-CMW with AIR CONTRACTS at Pahiatua, New Zealand.
Photo: Don Noble © 07 January 1968 - Courtesy Graeme Mills kiwibeavers.com
VH-RAL with an exposed R.985 at Bankstown.
Photo: Greg Banfield © 18 August 1963 - Eddie Coates Collection
VH-AAL at Parafield with amateur painted logo !
P1236-0010 : de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver -  ain 1084 - VH-AAL

04 Feb 63 at Parafield, S.A. - (Photo © Geoff Goodall)

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VH-AAL  VH-RAL  ZK-CMW

NZ6001

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VH-AAL Hawker-de Havilland, Australia. Delivered 20-Oct-1957.

VH-AAL Aerial Agriculture- Pty., Ltd., Bankstown, NSW, Australia. Regd 19-Dec-1957.

VH-RAL Robby’s Aerial Services Pty., Ltd., Parafield, SA. Regd 24-Jan 1963. Canx 10-Aug-1965.

ZK-CMW First flight in New Zealand 02-Sep-1965 at Wellington.

ZK-CMW Air Contracts Ltd., Masterton, New Zealand. Regd 04-Sep-1965.

Accident: Pahiatua 14-Mar-1966. Suffered a wire strike .Seriously damaged. Pilot G G Millward. Rebuilt.

Accident: Pahiatua.19-Jun-1968. Sold in damaged state,

ZK-CMW Fieldair Ltd., Gisborne, New Zealand. Regd 03-Feb-1969. W.f.u. at Gisborne 14-Jul-1975.

Accident: Pahiatua. 15-Oct-1973. Pilot Donald Cameron. Other details unknown.

Note: When with Fieldair used as trainer with dual controls. Stored at Gisborne in 1975.

Total time 8,915 hrs.

ZK-CMW Fieldair Holdings (Central) Ltd., Palmerston North. Regd 18-Nov-1980. Canx 30-Mar-1984.

ZK-CMW RNZAF Museum, Wigram, Christchurch. Acquired 1985.

“NZ6001 RNZAF Museum, Wigram, Christchurch. (See note below).

Note: Displayed as “NZ6001 City of Auckland” at Wigram, as one of two aircraft serving on the ice from 1956 with the Trans Antarctic Expedition and was lost in an accident on the Beardmore- Glacier in January 1960. In 1959 the aircraft was re-serialed NZ6010 when it was realised that NZ6001 was the number allocated to a Gloster Meteor.

Museum

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