Saturday, 30 January 2016

An open day at West Melton.

The Canterbury Aero Club held an open day at West Melton on Saturday the 30th.
Below is the Jim Chapman De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk ZK-ARL (c/n 61).
In the background is the Auster ZK-AYU and the pregnant Cub ZK-BNJ.
The De Havilland DH82A Tiger Moth ZK-BLM (c/n DHNZ169) has 45 hours since a zero hours rebuild.

Mountain View Farms attended in their Piper PA-18A ZK-BNJ Super Cruiser 150 (c/n 18-5078).
 Graham Bethell dropped in with the Stoddard Hamilton SH-3R Glasair III ZK-PGB (c/n 3381).
 Another local Chipmunk is British built T10 ZK-XUK (c/n C1-0087) of Lou McAllister.
On site but not on public display was our second BEAGLE A.109 Airedale ZK-COA2 (c/n B.525).
Registered to Maximum Ventures Ltd on 23-12-2015 it is still in the process of being readied for its NZ CofA.
Of 1962 vintage in the UK it went out to Australia and became VH-UEP in January of 1963.

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