The Healthy Bastards 2018 Fly In and competetions at Omaka airfield today attracted quite a few interesting competitors and visitors and a selection of these, together with some locally based aircraft are as follows.
From Pukekohe came the Cessna 180 ZK-BJX in a new colour scheme and "Businessliner" titling.
Two locally based tail-wheel conversions of Piper PA22s are ZK-BLA and ZK-COX, the latter being imported from the US in 2016.
Also imported in 2016 was the Patchett Ag Air Gippsland GA200C ZK-DPC
The very smart locally based Lancair ES ZK-EDZ
Competing was Rans S6ES ZK-LSW from Riwaka
Blenheim based Jodel D11 ZK-PAS now refurbished
Imported in October 2017 and based at Omaka is the Sport Copter Vortex M912 ZK-RDX
And also Blenheim based the Cessna 185A ZK-SME