An excellent fly in day at Pauanui today with a total of 103 aircraft counted on the field, including summer visitors...
Here are just a few of them from Richard Currie.
Cessna 180A ZK-BVG (c/n 50068) was a Rural Aviation Ltd import in late 1957 and was delivered to James Aviation (RO) Ltd the following March and transferred to the Rotorua Aero Club from 30-08-1966 and then to Guyserland Airways Ltd on 21-01-1969.
It was fitted with floats but was badly damaged when it broke away from its mooring on 15-05-1973.
Its registration was cancelled on 29-08-1973.
L W Sutherland and E S Martin put it back together again and it was re-registered to them on 19-11-1976.
On 27-07-1987 it was listed to Frank Pike of Auckland and I believe it was set up for night sky advertising.
Its current owner, Bill Innes of Coromandel took it on from 12-11-2015.
The Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser ZK-CSC2 (c/n 08Sc110) was registered to Lindsay Brown of Waihi Beach on 14-04-2008.
Cessna 172M Skyhawk II ZK-DRQ (c/n 17263507) first flew in NZ on 25-10-1974 and took up service with the Auckland Aero Club from 27-11-1974.
It joined its current listed owners - the DRQ Partnership of Hamilton - on 15-07-1994.
ZK-EKO2 is Tecnam P92S Echo with the c/n 465 which was first registered to the NZ agent Giovanni Nustrini on 27-06-2000 and was also the first of the "S" models to arrive. Current owners are EKO Aviation Ltd of Taupo.
Zenair CH701SP ZK-ESY2 (c/n 7-9844) was placed on the register on 06-07-2006 by David Clews of Hamilton only to be on sold a year later (12-07-2007) to Elani Nikoli, also of Hamilton.
Current owner since 10-06-2008 is A G van der Hulst of Te Awamutu.