Sorry, Dave, but looking at the original, all I can see is: A R T
The writing to the right is very clear - M (?)No.A.205. I'll have a look at some other photos to see if I can decipher the writing, but it is obviously details about the aircraft.
A as in Avro?
Author: Swift to the Sky – New Zealand’s Military Aviation History Author/publisher: For Your Tomorrow - A record of New Zealanders who have died while serving with the RNZAF and Allied Air Services since 1915 & A Passion For Flight - New Zealand aviation before the Great War. Publisher of Gp Capt C M Hanson’s By Such Deeds - Honours and Awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999