Thursday 1 December 2011

Piper Pawnee ZK-CEL

Our contributor ZK-CMM has sent in some photos taken recently at the Queensland Air Museum.
One of the aircraft there is the Piper PA25-235 Pawnee ZK-CEL c/n 25-2747.
Here are a few pics of it during its NZ career. Above shows her at Airwork in Christchurch in August of 1964.
Above, at Wanganui on 29-10-1970 whilst with the Wanganui Flying School and Air Services.
Below it was captured at Hawera on 15-07-1984 with Farmers Aviation.

Below at New Plymouth on 22-03-1985.
Below. Being delivered to New Plymouth on 04-06-1985 after ist incident on 31-05-1985 at Parihauhau.
Below are three shots taken by ZK-CMM at QAM recenty.
See the following links for many more details about the life of ZK-CEL.

1 comment:

  1. bruce aitkin had her based at hawera after his hanger was destroyed by fire sept 2 1981 which claimed"3 pawnees,an airtruk,cesnna 172 and two cubs i wondered what happened to her last herd she was going in the ag museum at rotorua until hamish ross was killed in a topdressin accident