Seen today at Nelson by Lord Nelson.
Piper PA-46-310P Malibu ZK-MPG (c/n 46-8508063) has been seen briefly on these pages several times. Click MPG Here
This Malibu was built about mid-1985 at Wichita, Kansas as N6908W and whisked off to C.S.E Aviation Ltd (the UK Piper Agents) to became G-BMBE on 27-06-1985. It was listed to Artix Ltd on 12-12-1985 and then to Barfax Distributing Co Ltd on 18-12-1989.
Sunseeker Sales (UK) Ltd took it on from 20-01-2000 before moving it on to Law 2200 Ltd from 24-10-2000 who re-registered it as G-HITS.
By December 2006 it had moved to Germany as D-ERJN and it was back on the US register from 20-03-2011 as N957JK with Aerospace Trust Management LLC at Wilmington, Delaware. It made its was to NZ via Bali - Darwin - Brisbane and Lord Howe Island - cruising into Tauranga on 25-05-2011.
It became ZK-MPG on 07-60-2011 with Fairway Air Ltd.