The Auckland Chapter of SAANZ held their Christmas Barbeque at North Shore today. The wind was quite strong but it was straight down the runway. There were several visiting aircraft, all Vans, which shows how suitable for New Zealand conditions they are. Here are a selection of them:
Bill Luther arrives in his RV 7 ZK-WLL
Bill's aircraft now carries the ZK prefix as a legacy of his trip to Oz.
Kevin Paulsen flew up from Ardmore in his RV 6 ZK-PRV
RV 6 ZK-OPA has very recently (8/12/16) been purchased by Steve Opie who bases it at Ardmore
Bill Evans departs for Whitianga in his RV 12 ZK-LSV
Followed by Alan Coubray in ZK-YRV heading back to Ardmore.