Monday 24 January 2011

Another Masterton batch.

Another three from the Cessna line up at Masterton.
Cessna 180J Skywagon ZK-DKE with c/n 180J-52351, was shipped into NZ aboard the Austral Envoy on 09-08-1973. It was registered to Rex Aviation (NZ) Ltd of Ardmore on 28-08-73 and first flew here and also gained its C of A on 31-08-1973. It went to Haast Transport until moving to P R Meads on 03-20-1975. It joined it current owner, A C J Carter of Pio Pio on 30-05-1984.
Above is the Cesna A185F Skywagon ZK-DLY , c/n A185F-02284. First registered to Rex Aviation at Ardmore on 14-11-1973 and first flying on 31-12-1973 for delivery to Wanganui Aero Work and then Rangitikei Air Services.  It went to Methven Air on 09-08-1976 and then to Mountain Helicopters of Greymouth on 06-04-1977. Ben Aubrey, out of Omarama, listed it from 23-09-1981 and then Bill Lamb of Auckland from 01-03-2001.
Cessna A185F ZK-DWE has the c/n A185F-02521 and took up the US N5XC registration in late 1974. It is a recent arrival in NZ, having joined the register on 16-09-2010 with Dion Webb of Auckland.

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