These two similar aircraft were photographed during air shows, displaying their unique capabilities. The first is Pacific Aerospace PAC 750XL ZK-KBK (c/n 174) with cargo pod fitted. It was taking part at the RNZAF 75th Anniversary air show at Ohakia last year.
A low and slow tight right hand turn above and a short take off below.
The second is Pacific Aerospace Cresco 08-600 ZK-LTW (c/n 019) of Ravensdown Aerowork Limited. This was taken at Wings over the Wairarapa in January this year.
Take off with a full load of water (1779litres ) showing its fire fighting capabilities.