ZK-AVU  Auster 5                                                (c/n   887 or 889)


                                           This aircraft was formerly MT132 whilst with the RAF Army Observation Post group.  It
                                           was civilianized in 1946 as G-AIKA and exported to New Zealand for Ronald Fechney of
                                           Christchurch at the end of 1950.  In 1966 it was converted to J/1Y standard (150 hp Lycoming
                                           and extended dorsal fin).   Ron sold the machine in 1975 but purchased it back several years
                                           later.  Sadly, Ron passed away in May 2002, although the aircraft is still current with his family.