2012 was a great year for RANS S 6s with eight registered, as detailed below:
S 6S ZK-SGS was built by Ray Eden of Waimate and was first registered to him on 1/2/12. It is powered by an unusual engie - a 6 cylinder Corvair conversion of 100 HP. It is photo'd above at Rangitata Island on 12/6/13.
ZK-PWP is another S 6S. It was built by Roydon Hurley of Geraldine with help by Russell Brodie, and was first registered on 21/2/12. It has an 85 HP Jabiru engine. It is also photo'd at Rangitata Island, on 18/3/12.
ZK-KOT is a S 6ES model, which was built by James Leslie of Twizel and was first regisitered on 1/3/12. It is photo'd above in a hangar at Pukaki on 22/9/12.
ZK-RHZ si a S 6ES tri-gear model built by RANS agent Russell Brodie for his East Canterbury Aviation Ltd. It is powered by a Rotax 582 engine, and was first registered on 27/4/12. It is photo'd above at the 2013 SAANZ flyin at Ashburton.
ZK-ZAZ, another S 6ES trigear, was built by RANS agent Craig Miller for Robin Dicey of Cromwell. It was first registered on 15/5/12. It was recently damaged in a landing accident at Cromwell on 15/2/14 and is under rebuild by Craig Miller.
Allan Bowman of Ashburton, a contributer to this blog, built S 6ES tri-gear ZK-AJB and first registered it on 22/5/12. Its first flight was on 28/9/12 at Rangiora. It is photo'd above at the 2013 SAANZ flyin at Ashburton.
S 6ES ZK-XAC was built by Allan Cowan of Timaru and was first registered on 13/6/12. It is photo'd above at Rangitat Island on 1/9/12.
S 6S taildragger ZK-CHB was built by Mick O'Keefe for the Central Hawkes Bay Aero Club at Waipukurau, and it was first registered on 18/7/12. It is photo'd above at Rangitata Island on 1/9/12.
And here it is with Central Hawkes Bay Aero Club script at Masterton on 1/6/14.
Sir Minty...do you have a date for the ZK-ZAZ accident please? Cheers, planefilReplyDelete
Maybe this one Mr PlanefilReplyDelete
Thanks Mr Blue Bus...I did think it might be that one. Any idea what crashed near Gore on 5 Mar 14? CheersReplyDelete
for this type ZK-ZAZ, have many propeler on the engine?ReplyDelete
aprilos - the rule for most aircraft is one engine, one propellor!ReplyDelete