Yesterday (Sunday) was a Warbirds open day.
The Warbirds action has been very well covered at
Below we have a few shots from Magnaman showing aircraft not connected with the open day.
The De Havilland DH82A Tiger Moth ZK-ALM (c/n DHNZ91) of the King Tiger Syndicate wears its RNZAF World War Two markings of NZ841.
The De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk ZK-BSV (c/n C1-0221) was built for the RAF in 1950. It came to NZ in late 1956 for Keith McCready and Claude Baigent of New Plymouth. By September of 1980 it was with Eddie Cannon-James of Auckland. A very recent ownership changes now sees it has been transferred to CJL Sons Ltd.
A couple of "under cover" aircraft were the Mooney M20C Mk21 ZK-CPF (c/n M20C-3240) as listed to the M20C Mooney Syndicate of Auckland.
This was imported by AESL Ltd for the Auckland Aero Club in November of 1965.
New to the register on 25-05-2015 was this Diamond DA42 ZK-DAX2 (c/n 42.AC072) for Eagle Flight Training Ltd.
As N422DK it arrived in NZ on 08-05-2015. See :-
Below we have the mortal remains of the Britten-Norman BN2B-26 Islander ZK-DLA2 (c/n 2131) of Commercial Helicopters Ltd/Mountain Air/Fly My Sky.
It was damaged in a heavy landing at Okiwi on Great Barrier Island on 25-01-2013 and was under-slung back to Ardmore on 14-02-2013 beneath the bell UH-1B ZK-HHB.
All pics from Magnaman.
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