Sunday 13 July 2014


Seen lurking behind the fence at Christchurch International Airport today was Clive Palmer's Isle of Man registered Bombardier BD-700-1A10 M-ATAR c/n 9060.

 Below an extract from a google search:-

Another person to spruik their Australian credentials is mining magnate Clive Palmer,
 who has travelled around the country in his private jet to promote his “Palmer United

Clive Palmer at Tullamarine airport. Picture: Susan Windmiller

The one thing he forgot to tell anyone is that despite the Australian flag on the tail,
he has registered his jet in the Isle of Man, a known tax haven.
The Isle of Man aircraft registry gives the following details:
Registration mark: M-ATAR
Date registered: 10 February 2012
Change of registered owner: 29 June 2012
Registered owner:
Palmer Aviation Pty Ltd
Level 8, 380 Queen Street, Brisbane,
Queensland, 4000, Australia
Previous registration: C-GJDU