Sunday 8 January 2017

Pauanui shots for 08-01-2017

A much quieter day today after yesterday’s fly-in.
 SOCATA TB10 Tobago ZK-JIE (c/n 1306) spent its first ten or so years in Australia as VH-YTA  before ferrying in to Auckland International and Ardmore via Norfolk Island on
It became ZK-JIE for Ltd of Paraparaumu on 16-12-2003 and moved up to the RNZAF Base Auckland Aviation Sports Club Inc from 25-11-2005.
Cessna 182Q ZK-XLT (c/n 18266451) was built in 1978 and served three years in the States before spending the best part of nine years in Canada followed by three in Australia. 
It powered into Wellington as VH-XLT on 17-12-1992 and became ZK-XLT on 28-01-1993 for Opiki Cropping Ltd of Wellington before going on line with the Wellington Aero Club from 18-05-1994.
After an additional four owners it was listed with David Saunders of Auckland on 22'01-2014.
Mooney M20C Ranger ZK-MWP (c/n 680095) is of 1968 vintage.
 It had at least eleven owners in the USA before being registered in NZ on 20-06-2011 initially with Woodpecker Trust but re-listed to Hans Holtz of Auckland within a few hours.
AN earlier post and a short video clip of it as N6790N can be seen Here.

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