DH60G Moth c/n 995 To NZ Permanent Air Force as '995' July 1929 1st a/c to fly non-stop Wellington-Hobsonville 17Nov1929 To floats Jan30 at Hobsonville for anti-Mau operations in Samoa. DBR Mar30 when dropped from crane on HMS Dunedin in Samoa area. Floats to Francis Chichester for ZK-AKK 1931
A photo and a sketch of the floatplane appears on page 73 of my Swift to the Sky.
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