Sunday 18 August 2013

Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee Cruiser ZK-EBC.

Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee Cruiser ZK-EBC c/n 28-7525108.
Built as N9516N.
Assembled and registered to Airwork (NZ) Ltd on 20-03-1975 and then to the Canterbury Aero Club on 21-04-1975.
 First photograph shows her outside the old Club hangar on 30-08-1978.
Below - as seen on 13-08-1990. Note the high viz "CAC" beneath the wing.
And then from the Club balcony on 17-04-1998.
 And again - but on 28-12-1998.
It had three interesting events during its time.
It swung on take off and collided with ZK-CUZ at West Melton on 05-09-1979.
A nose wheel collapse on take off at Eyrewell Forest on 20-01-1993.
It crashed on overshoot at West Melton on 17-03-2007 and as a result was cancelled from the register on 16-10-2007.
It has been stored since.

Below - at rest 13-08-2013 with in excess of 31000 flying hours.

1 comment:

  1. Oh Echo Bravo Charlie (not to be confused with Delta Bravo Charlie) you were very special to me. I, with her magnificent help, gained my CPL in her 15 Dec 1982. A truly excellent day.