Aeroplane Monthly 1984-07
J.King - Foxes in the Roaring Forties (3)
Fox Moth ZK-ADH pictured at an unknown airstrip somewhere in South Westland.
The Canterbury Aero Club’s new Fox Moth, ZK-ADH, at Wigram in May 1934.
Fox Moth ZK-AQM at Wanganui, while being operated by Hawera Aero Club. This aircraft was the third Canadian Fox Moth to be imported into New Zealand and was registered in December 1947.
Fox Moth ZK-APT being started at Greymouth during its latter days of carrying whitebait on the West Coast. It was later condemned by the Department of Civil Aviation and its remains still sit on the hangar floor at Dairy Flat.
The current Fox Moth building project in Auckland, June 1978. A batch of brand-new Fox Moths is being built by Myles Robertson and Stan Smith at Dairy Flat.
The first of them all - Southland Aero Club’s Fox Moth, ZK-ADC, painted yellow and silver and the only New Zealand Fox without a canopy.
The Marlborough Aero Club's Fox Moth, ZK-APT, after being blown over a cliff at remote Bluff Station in March 1948. Despite severe damage the Fox was repaired and flown again.