Wednesday 26 January 2011

Three oldies at Masterton

 Cessna 180 ZK-BDB c/n 180-30462 features from 11-08-1953 and served with Manawatu Aerial Top Dressing Co Ltd and then Rangitikei Air Services from March of 1962. In 1964 it was with Northern Air Services Ltd. It was damaged in an accident on 27-10-1966 but reappeared on the register on 05-02-1968 as ZK-CWL. About seventeen owners later it went to Craig Stobbs at the end of 1999 with whom it was rebuilt and re-registered back to ZK-BDB on 04-02-2003. It is now with David and Jill Phillips (Clevedon Aviation).
 ZK-BJU is c/n 180-31451 was listed with Rural Aviation on 18-04-1955 for delivery to Midland Air Services. Current owner (since 17-08-2000) is M J Tapper of Riversdale.
ZK-BJY is c/n 180-31421 and has an extensive ownership history including floatplane duties. In March 1990 it was on the West Coast with Murray Bowes until moving to Chertsey with Brian Doig in June of 2004.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for posting all these...shame after all the publicity it appears that nobody could look them over...