ZK-AZM  Douglas DC-3CS1C3G         (c/n  16730/33478)

                                                       Another C-47B-35-DK.  Was RNZAF's NZ3547.  Loaned to NZNAC as ZK-AZM in
                                                       1953.  Converted to freighter standard at De Havilland's Wellington facility in 1961.  (It
                                                       is seen above in passenger service in the mid-1950s).  Withdrawn from NAC service in
                                                       1966 and returned to the RNZAF as NZ3547. Converted to paradropper at Christchurch
                                                       and delivered to 42 Squadron on 28 July 1967.   Finally withdrawn from use in New Zealand
                                                       in 1977, and sold off to K. Neely.   In 1980 it was sold in Singapore and from there went to
                                                       Island Associates, Moroni, Comoros Republic as D6-CAD.   Ferried ex Auckland to Singapore
                                                       on 31 January 1978.  Then to the South African Air Force as 6865.   Converted to C-47TP
                                                       (Turbo-Prop) and then abandoned and stored dismantled at Wonderboom, South Africa.
                                                       To Dodson Aviation, Hutchinson, Kansas, USA as N8190X on 14 July 1998.
                                                       Still at Wonderboom in April 2004, with no engines and with main gear removed