ZK-AXK  DHC-2 Beaver                        (c/n    89)


                                                       Here's how the Beaver was loaded with topdressing chemicals.  The aerial agriculture
                                                       technology developed in New Zealand was, and still is, world class.   Rural Aviation
                                                       were one of the forerunners in developing the technology.  This aircraft was an early
                                                       Beaver and was named "Jerry".     ZK-AXK came to grief in a crash at Mangamahu
                                                       in April of 1954, probably not long after this photograph was taken.  It was stricken
                                                       from the register on 8 July 1954.