Saturday 7 February 2009

Unique Aircraft from SAANZ Flyin, Ashburton

Photographed at the SAANZ Flyin at Ashburton today is the Lockwood Aircam ZK-SUN. This unique aircraft is owned by Mr C B Wright of Auckland who imported it on 21/11/07. It was previously N417AC. It was manufactured by Lockwood Aircraft Corp in Florida, who also manufacture the Drifter microlight. This aircraft is powered by 2 Rotax 912's which can be seen in the photos.
The Aircam was first commissioned by the National Gepgraphic Society who used the first aircraft for aerial photgraphy in the Congo.
This is the first post of what could be many from the Ashburton flyin.

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