Sunday 18 August 2013

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

Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee Cruiser ZK-EBM is c/n 28-7625015
It was built as N9609N and shipped to NZ for registration here on 14-07-1976.
Assembled by Airwork (NZ) Ltd it was transferred to The Hawkes Bay and East Coast Aero Club at Hastings on 16-09-1976.
It was returned to Airwork and was photographed there at Ardmore on 05-07-1979.
It was officially returned to Airwork  on 23-07-07-1979.
P F Dixon of Rangiora appears on the ownership papers from 30-09-1981.
It was then moved to the Canterbury Aero Club on 12-05-1982.
Photographed above at the old Cub site on 25-07-1989.
Above it is seen in the standard Club scheme above (apart from the rudder) on 12-09-1999.
And as seen on 22-02-2000.
Only one report of interest that I recall - It struck a security vehicle whilst taxying at Christchurch on 11-03-1992.
As at 13-08-2013 it is parked up with a mere 31405 flying hours.

1 comment:

  1. It's a shame to see these old ladies earth bound! Passed my C-Cat flight test in this one!