de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth
This was a pre-war Tiger originally to have been imported as
ZK-AHR. In the event this was
not taken up
(-AHR became a Lodestar) and the Tiger was immediately impressed into
interesting career in the RNZAF (see http://www.adf-serials.com/nz-serials/nz650.shtml)
it was sold to A.
McIntosh of Taieri in 1947. Around 1949 it was owned by H.
Chartres as part
of the "Flying
Kiwis" aerobatic team. ZK-ARV crashed near Rotorua on 18 March
taken just before its demise.