Three Diamond DA42 Twin Stars were delivered on transporters to Aeromotive at Hamilton yesterday 25-10-2016 and were captured by Scott Cowley.
The three aircraft are VH-FGC2 (c/n 42.354), VH-FGO (c/n 42.199) and VH-FNV3 (c/n 42.182).
They were registered in Australia on 06-05-2008, 21-11-2006 and 07-11-2006 respectively for Fugro Airborne Surveys Pty Ltd of Jandakot, WA.
Ownership was transferred to CGG Data Services AG of Zug, Switzerland in early September os 2013.
All three were cancelled from the Australian register on 10-10-2016.
At least two of them - VH-FGC and VH-FGO - have previously been in NZ on survey work with their very long pointed nose sensor.