Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth (c/n DHNZ81)
ZK-AID was a New Zealand Tiger
built at Rongotai in 1941. It served at both 3 EFTS
at Harewood and 2 EFTS Ashburton. It was
issued free of charge to the Hawkes Bay
and East Coast Aero Club in 1946
in whose service it is seen above. It crashed at
Pakowhai, near Hastings on 22
January1949 and was cancelled from the register.
Its remains were purchased by Robertson Air Services
Ltd of Hamilton and it was
rebuilt as topdresser. Re-entered the register as ZK-AVD in
'reduced to produce' in 1958.