September marks the 50th anniversary of the first flight of the Fletcher FU-24 in New Zealand, an aircraft that has become an aviation icon to an aviation - and agricultural-minded nation. Wings' ag specialist, Ray Deerness (with additional memories of the project by Gerald Barden) details the origins of this superb topdresser
Pacific Wings UK correspondent Peter Cooper gives his view of the new PAC 750XL from New Zealand, which graced the static park at Farnborough International 2004.
Pacific Wings correspondent Rob Neil meets Neil Kemp - chief pilot and operations manager of Taupo's Floatplane - and discovers there is much more to flying and operating a floatplane than meets the eye!
Andy Heap's photo-essay of one topdresser's day at the office.
From the archives and memory of Mike Feeney.
Additions, deletions, and changes of ownership on the NZ civil register. By Dave Paull.