We start the new year with a couple of shots taken by Sir Minty at North Shore on New Years Day.
Above is the Beech A36 Bonanza ZK-NAZ2 (c/n E-2821) of Abbas Shahroodi. Its final US owner was ANA Trading Corp USA of Torrance, California, with whom it was N812LA.
Above we have the ex Lithuanian registered Yak-18T ZK-SSR (c/n 07-40) of Andrew Park Electronic Security Ltd of Auckland. Previously registered as LY-ATL with UAB Termikas from 20-06-2002 - it was de-containered at Nelson on 02-10-2006 and NZ certified by Aero Maintenance before being registered on 24-11-2006 to the Nayland Syndicate of Nelson.