Happy New Year !
A quiet airfield at Pauanui today.
Cessna 172R Skyhawk ZK-TAD2 (c/n 17281546) has been with the Auckland Flying School since 26-03-2009.
The Cessna 172D Skyhawk ZK-CDS (c/n 17250524) has been around a little longer.
Imported new into NZ by Rex Aviation (NZ) Ltd and registered here on 11-09-1963 and first flying on the 26th for listing to the Piako Aero Club at Matamata on 11-10-1963.
Dave Lewer of Marton listed it from May of 1997 until selling to current owner Doug McMullin of Cambridge from 09-11-2015.
From Tuakau came the Aeroprakt A-22LS Foxbat ZK-JGT2 (c/n 079) as registered to S T Growers from 05-12-2012.
This Piper PA-44-180 Seminole (C/n 44-7995156) was previously VH-MBV from September of 1988. It ferried in from West Australia on 13-11-2004 and became ZK-MBV with CTC Aviation Training (NZ) Ltd at Hamilton on the 22nd.
Its current operator since 21-06-2012 is the RNZAF Base Auckland Aviation Sports Club Inc.