Saturday, 9 August 2014

In the Ardmore sun today

A visitor from Motueka Cessna 152 ZK-NAQ msn 15282578 of the Nelson Aviation College Ltd.
The bulk of Cessna 152 ZK-JFZ msn 15285093 which crashed near Ardmore on June 29th was outside this morning but was nowhere to be seen this afternoon.
Cessna 172L ZK-DFH msn 17260092 owned by G A Hall of Titirangi tied down at it's usual spot by Flightline Aviation.
Was very pleased to get this outside Flightline today Cessna 206H msn 20608134 ex VH-PMH which was registered to F W Coates of RD 11 Hastings on 30-7-14.
Cessna 310Q ZK-DEM msn 310Q0765 operated by Photo Survey Ltd of Albany but based at Ardmore off to do some work on a fine clear day.
De Havilland DH 82A Tiger Moth ZK-AUD msn 83379 catching some sun.
Newly imported Pilatus PC-12/47E ZK-TFL msn 1122 on take off.
Piper PA-28-161 ZK-MBF msn 28-8316038 operated by Ardmore based Eagle Flight Training Ltd being prepared for a flight this afternoon.
Piper PA-30 ZK-NTV msn 30-923 registered to M Pope of Papakura but operated by Eagle Flight Training Ltd returning from a flight this afternoon.

Schweizer 269C-1 ZK-IRB msn 0238 of Ardmore Helicopters Ltd undertaking a training flight this afternoon. Now with Snoopy added to one side.
Smart looking Vans RV-8 ZK-SST msn 82081

1 comment:

  1. Ah you caught my takeoff in DEM! If you were looking skyward about 10 minutes later, you would have seen us overhead at 7000 feet photographing the airfield!