Christchurch Helicopters 2001 Ltd's Eurocopter EC 120 B ZK-HTV3 (c/n 1041) was captured this afternoon whilst it hopped between pads at their facility at Christchurch International Airport.
It entered the NZ civil register on 07-05-2002 after having spent some three years in Japan and then a short stint in Australia with Eurocopter International Pacific Ltd in early 2002.
NZ operators include H.T.V (NZ) Ltd followed by Heli-Tranz Ltd from July 2002.
It spent five months with Auckland City Helicopters before returning to Helitranz Ltd in July of 2013.
It joined Christchurch Helicopters 2001 Ltd from 15-02-2017.
Earlier shots of this helicopter can be found Here.