Following on from the earlier shots of the Gippsland GA8 Airvan ZK-FSR2 seen HERE
We now have three views of it in earlier schemes.
As VH-AFJ4 captured at Yelahanka Air Force Base Bangalore by Alec Wilson.
And two shots as seen on the Mahindra Aerospace web site.
The following is nicked from a recent edition of the NZ Aviation News Magazine.
Another Gippsland arrival is the GA8 Airvan that has become ZK-FSR2 with Stark Airlines – a recent start up Part 135 certified ‘boutique airline’ of Hamilton.
It was initially registered as VH-AFJ4 on 14-09-2006 with the manufacturer Gippsland Aeronautics Pty Ltd of Morwell, Victoria Pty Ltd. On 12-05-2008 it was re-registered as VH-WOS3 – still with Gippsland - and handed over to Alligator Airways Pty Ltd of Kununurra, West Australia on 02-06-2008. Alligator Airways re-registered it as VH-IOS2 on 13-05-2010 before returning it to the renamed GippsAero Pty Ltd from 03-12-2010.
After some TLC it was delivered to Deccan Aviation Lanka at Colombo, Sri Lanka as 4R-DLZ.
It was containered from Sri Lanka into
Oceania/Flightline at Ardmore. Hamilton for reassembly.
Ray Stark also has the Cessna 172R ZK-NPJ and the 172S
ZK-CWC 2 ZK-CWD2.
Hi BB. Couple of things, three actually.ReplyDelete
It seems the aircraft was containered to Hamilton and it was reconstructed there, not Ardmore. The operator's C172 is ZK-CWD and apparently ZK-NPJ is going on the market.
Keep up the outstanding work. Not sure about the time of this blogpost though, 3.15am??!!
Post timing is correct. Up feeding the baby - actually it was too hot to sleep last night.