Friday 24 June 2011

Robinson R44 Astro ZK-HAB going !

Robinson R44 Astro ZK-HAB2 (c/n 0630) was built about mid 1999 and registered as N7114A. It came to NZ and was registered on 19-11-2008 to Maruia Springs Thermal Resort (on Highway 7 - Lewis Pass). It was assembled by Heli Maintenance at Christchurch.

Top two pics show it at Heli Maintenance in its NZ scheme on 02-12-2008.
The above graphic appears near the top of its vertical fin and also somwhat larger on the rear of its fuselage pod.
Above as spied on 19-12-2008.

At Rangiora on 22-05-2011with owner aboard.
Yesterday - as seen in the Heli Maintenance hangar about to be dismantled for packing into a 20 foot container bound for Durban SA.
The first allocaton of the ZK-HAB letters went to a Hiller UH-12B which crashed in 1958.
The third allocation of the ZK-HAB letters are destined to be worn on a ???
(well thats for me to know and you to find out in about two months time).

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