Wednesday, 26 April 2017

The return of Jabiru ZK-DIZ

Jaburu J230 UL ZK-DIZ (c/n 643) first flew on 29-12-2010 but was cancelled as destroyed on 04-05-2016 following storm damage at Ardmore.
It re-appeared on the register with Glenn Hannah of Kaikohe on 26-01-2017. 
Here we see it as photographed on 25-04-2017 at Dargaville by Jean 210.
Earlier blog coverage can be seen Here. and HERE

Aeroprakt ZK-JOM

A recent arrival to join the Rangiora ranks is the Aeroprakt A-22 ZK-JOM2 (c/n 100) for Jerry Philip.
This aircraft first entered the NZ register as ZK-WES on 01-11-2011 with Wess Ruijne of Manukau.
It was sold on to Doug Halligan of International Investments Ltd of Manukau on 24-02-2014.
Its registration was changed to ZK-JOM2  on 14-05-2014.

Tauranga Airport ANZAC Day

The entrance to Tauranga Airport for yesterdays ANZAC memorial and also as a farewell to John Brunskill (Maule ZK-MSM).

Pauanui Wednesday

Another stunning autumn day brought a variety of visitors to Pauanui from Matamata, Thames, Tauranga and Auckland, including the Skywork Helicopters AS350B3 ZK-HEE doing sling work off Pauanui Beach in the afternoon,  and the immaculate RV9A ZK-STU from Auckland at the airfield.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Pauanui on Anzac Day

Anzac Day brought a number of afternoon visitors to Pauanui from Auckland, Tauranga and Thames including one of the regular Auckland Aero Club 172s, ZK-JSP,  and not noted here before the very smart Ultravia Pelican PL ZK-PPL