Yet another McDonnell Douglas 500N NOTAR has arrived in NZ.
C/n LN0078 appeared as N5233N with MD in December 1995 but was re-registered as N1726A in April 1996 to the City of Anaheim Police Department.
It was sold in early 2001 and became C-GHXD on 11-01-2001 with Heli Max Ltd at Trois-Rivieres, Quebec.
On the 14th of April of 2005 ownership moved to Helicopter Transport Services Canada Inc at Ontario.
Its Canadian registration was cancelled on 22-07-2014.
Above it sits outside the Heli Maintenance hangar at Christchurch International on 23-09-2014.
Below- being de-nuded of paint on 29-09-2014.
Below - Job done. Awaiting transport on 08-10-2014.
This airframe was spotted southbound on the back of a truck on Monday 13-10-2014.