Registered on the last day of August 2016 is this immaculately presented Cessna 177B Cardinal ZK-PKR.
It was first registered to Cessna Aircraft on 29 January 1973 as N34542 and it migrated to Louisiana and had four owners there before heading to Sussex/NJ circa 1990. Next stopover was in Pennsylvania in 1996 with its last owner being R Dagle of Lewisburg from April 2000. It was noted flying from Prescott/AZ to Santa Paula/CA on 13 August 2016 and was cancelled from the FAA register two days later before turning up as ZK-PKR with Scott Parker of Auckland.
The NZ register currently hosts 21 Cessna 177 Cardinals including 4 retractable gear examples.
|Ardmore 14 January 2017.