Noted from the western grass at Christchurch International Airport mid morning of 02-01-2016
Agusta Bell AB206A ZK-HMU3 (c/n 8127) was cranked out in 1969 by Agusta Bell in Italy for the Austrian Air Force.
It was retired from military service in 2009 and turned up at Ardmore to be registered here on 20-01-2012 to H F T Ltd of Auckland.
The present listed owner from 05-09-2014 is LAM Systems Ltd of Wellington
On the tie downs beside the Aero Club hangar was the Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP ZK-JMR (c/n 172S10639) from Air Hawkes Bay of Hastings.
Spending the Christmas - New Year period in warmer climes are four Lockheed LC130's - three depicted here.
On another photo survey mission in NZ is the Reims-Cessna F406 VH-LAA (c/n F406-00112).
The Aero L29 is ZK-VAU (c/n 094015).