Imported at the same time as ZK-AFS (1938),
this example was purchased from the importers
(General Aircraft Sales, Ltd) by the Hawkes Bay and East Coast Aero
Club. It was impressed
service as NZ581 in May of 1940 although re-civilianized again a month
later as ZK-AHJ.
yo-yo status it was re-impressed into the RNZAF in 1942 as NZ598, this
with them until.
the end of hostilities whence it returned to the register as
ZK-APJ. It was flown
W.Willmott of Timaru until the mid 1970s and then withdrawn from use.
It was restored and
on display at the Ashburton Aviation Museum in, I believe, full