Wednesday, 9 January 2008

The last Friendship

Another item found in the Timaru museum hangar during my Christmas runaround was the nose section of the last Fokker F27 built (1986).

This is VT-NED c/n 10692 as operated by NEPC Airlines.

It was broken up at Woodbourne after having sat there for some years following non payment of accounts for maintenance done by Safe Air.
I rather like the nosewheel - much less agricultural than the main undercarriage of the airframe of ZK-BXG at Ashburton.

There are a stack of photos of it in a more complete state on Google.

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