Evan Belworthy had a busy day today (19-12-2012) with the test flights from Rangiora of these two aircraft.
First up was the Murphy Elite ZK-WRM (c/n 578E) of Rob and Kirsty Maxwell and Will Morris. this has the O-360 engine. This project was commenced some 14 years ago, being purchased about two years ago for completion by Rob and Will.
Out of one and into another. The Pipistrel Alpha Trainer ZK-JAT2 (c/n 448) was listed to Seaside Flying Ltd of Greymouth on 14-11-2012.