|At Essendon 28 January, Gordon Reid photo|
Sunday, 30 January 2011
Saturday, 29 January 2011
The helicopter was first registered in NZ in July 2008 with Finlayson Helicopters of Whangarei and changed ownership to North Shore Helicopters in August 2010.
|ZK-ISF alights from Oceania at Ardmore 14 April 2009, Mike Condon photo|
|Cardinal ZK-DFU departed for Kerikeri.|
|Cessna 172M ZK-DXN|
|AS350BA Squirrel ZK-HGB carried out a local training flight.|
|R22 Beta ZK-HZV was also in training mode.|
|MD 500E ZK-IRB is a recent addition to the register to Skysales, Christchurch, but came and went from Flightline in company with R44's ZK-HCY and ZK-HSU.|
|R44 ZK-IXG arrives at the eastern hangers.|
|EC135 ZK-IGL departed for Mechanics Bay|
|Trislander ZK-LGC arrived from Great Barrier|
|And Trislander ZK-LGF departed for eastern points, presumably Great Barrier|
|Partenavia ZK-PLA departing from runway 21 at North Shore|
|Embraer 820C ZK-RDT touching down on runway 03 having arrived from the north-northeast|
|Previously blogged by Sir Minty, Dyn Aero ZK-SML returns after a few hours away.|
Friday, 28 January 2011
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The above pic was at Masterton. The lower view was at Omaka on 08-12-2010.
ZK-JHS is a Cessna 185C Skywagon with the c/n of 185C-0677 which started life in New Guinea in 1964 and moved to Australia in about the early 1970's. It ferried in from Norfolk Island to Auckland on 15-07-1993 to become ZK-JHS on 29-07-1993 with Stephenson's Pharmacy at Whitianga. The brighter "ZK" marks are a later addition, required for its off shore trip over the ditch.
Thursday, 27 January 2011
Wednesday, 26 January 2011
Hawkeye told me that his aircraft was painted up in an authentic colour scheme of a Stuka, and there are obvious similarities between the Stuka and the Klemm with the gull wing and fixed undercarriage. He is planning to be flying in New Zealand for 2 months, culminating with attending the Classic Fighters airshow at Blenhiem over Easter.
Tuesday, 25 January 2011
. It moved to Kenya (about 1971) and served with the Rev M J Sickler at Mombasa. In march of 1973 it became 5Y-APV on the Kenyan register. It ferried into NZ direct from Brisbane to Kaitaia on 11-05-1975 and became ZK-EEJ on 19-06-1975. It is now (some six owners later) with G G and B J Prankerd up Stratford way.