Above is an unknown Fieldair Beaver as flown by Bob Cranston at Waipukurau in 1970.
Fieldair Beaver ZK-BFN (c/n 564) as seen at Hasting in early 1960. This arrived in NZ in September of 1954 and was written off at Gisborne on 14-04-1969.
Fletcher FU24 ZK-BHI (c/n 11) was built in the US in March 1955 and first flew in NZ on 25-05-1955. It is shown above in its Aerial Projects scheme in the late 1950's. It transferred to Sherwood Aviation on 01-04-1960 but was lost in an accident shortly after at Otamauri on 15-07-1960.
The Cessna 180 ZK-BGF (c/n 31136) was imported by Rural Aviation and appeared on the register on 11-08-1954, was granted its CofA on 08-12-1954 and delivered to Derek Turnbull who listed it under his Company name of Wings Fertilisers Ltd on 21-03-1955. It is seen at Hastings sometime between 1955 and early 1958 when it was exported to Australia, where it was still active until at least 1977.
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