Sunday 20 July 2014

A few from Ardmore Sunday the 20th.

Magnaman was busy at Ardmore today and offers these pics
Above is the short legged Kawasaki Heavy Industries Hughes 369HS ZK-IAC which has the c/n of 6644 and is listed to Hull Properties of Penrose.
 It was built as JA9184 in late 1977 and moved down to the Philippines in about September of 1992. It came to NZ thanks to Wing and Rotor and was registered here on 22-01-2002 with around 5100 flying hours. It joined its current owners in June of 2004.
 Piper PA-44-180 Seminole ZK-MBV (c/n 44-7995156) served its apprenticeship in Australia as VH-IJA between September of 1988 and November of 2004
It was listed with CTC Aviation Training (NZ) Ltd as ZK-MBV on 22-11-2004 and transferred over to the RNZAF Base Auckland Aviation Sports Club Inc on 21-06-2012.
 This Beechcraft B200C Super King Air arrived at Auckland as N188TC and after formalities carried on down to Bridge Pa on 28-03-2005 28-03-2008.
It became ZK-PLK with Skyline Aviation Ltd on 09-04-2008.
It is of late November 1982 vintage.
 Aerospatiale AS 350B JA9316 (c/n 1541) was partially visible through the window at Oceania.
Below is a full view of it as seen at the Tokyo Heliport by Bargeldo1 on 10-05-2012.


  1. Is that a typo or did PLK really spend 3 years here before going onto nz register ?

  2. Well done 185skywagon.
    You spotted the deliberate mistake !
    It should have been 28-03-2008.
    I have just sacked the proof reader.
    Well spotted.