ZK-BDV   Stinson SR-10C Reliant            (c/n  3-5902)


                                           A nice shot by Jim Dyson (via David Molesworth) of an elegant old lady.    This Reliant had
                                           along history before being imported into New Zealand in 1954.   Originally a civil machine
                                           (NC21133) it was impressed into service with the Royal Navy as BS803, and was civilianized
                                           as G-AGZV.   It went out to Kenya in 1947 as VP-KDV, only to be returned to the U.K.in
                                           October 1951.  This "Cadillac of the Skies" was operated by James Aviation, but was
                                           unfortunately destroyed by fire at Rotorua in September 1957.