Friday 10 March 2017

Omarama snips

Last weekend the Tiger Moth Club held their annual fly- in.
This year at Omarama.
Here a are few shots from Richard Currie.
 John Eaton's De Havilland DH83C Tiger Fox Moth ZK-AQB (c/n FM.49) first re-flew at Mandeville on 14-01-2016 after a protracted rebuild.
Earlier posts can be seen Here  and Here
De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk ZK-ARL (c/n 61) with owner Jim Chapman up front.
The Grumman G164A AgCat ZK-CAT2 (c/n 1418) was down from Pukaki (Twizel).
Locally based towplane Cessna 172H Super Skyhawk ZK-FCW2  (c/n 54983) is registered with Plains Investments Ltd of Ashburton. This was originally ZK-CSY from 1967 through until damaged in 1995.
From over the hill at Alexandra came the Murphy Renegade Spirit ZK-JZC (c/n 0099) of Nigel Forrester.
Down from Marton for the fly-in was the George Galpin Cessna 180H Skywagon ZK-PKD (c/n 51548). 'PKD' where the last three letters of its earlier Australian registration of VH-PKD.
Another De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk down from Canterbury was Lou McAlister's ZK-XUK (c/n C1-0087). This one was built by DH in the UK whilst ZK-ARL above was Canadian built.


  1. > De Havilland DH83C Tiger Moth ZK-AQB

    Is it correct to refer to it as a Tiger Moth? I thought Fox Moth?

  2. Well spotted Anon.
    My error.
    Fox Moth it should be.
    I have altered the posting.