Some more shots from the Makarora flyin.
From Blenheim came the O'Sullivan Family Trusts Cessna A185F ZK-JKH (c/n 18503249).
Cessna 180H ZK-PHD (c/n 18051548) has been with George Galpin of Marton since about mid-1983.
The K G MacDonald Trusts Cessna 185A ZK-SIA (c/n 185-0427) was down from near Rangiora.
And Mike Thomas had his Cessna 185A ZK-VKE (c/n 185-0297) down from Arundel.
A general beach view with ZK-DJM nearest.
Aircraft noted during the flyin include :-
Cessna 180’s ZK-BJV, ZK-BKG, ZK-BMW, ZK-BSP, ZK-CGJ, ZK-EEJ, ZK-PKD, ZK-PKM, ZK-RWC and ZK-TUA.
Cessna 172A ZK-CKX in and out on Friday.
Cessna 185’s ZK-CAV, ZK-CGH, ZK-CMW, ZK-SME, ZK-SIA, ZK-VKE
Cessna A185’s ZK-DJM, ZK-DKJ, ZK-JKH, ZK-JKL, ZK-MUR, ZK-SMS, ZK-WBL and ZK-FMA which is based on field
Robinson R22 ZK-HAI carried two members of the group. Departed Saturday.
All the above aircraft still present and joined by,
Cessna A185 ZK-ENW in evening
Cub Crafter ZK-CUB
All the above aircraft still present apart from ZK-CUB.
Cessna 180 ZK-MDL arrived on Sunday after most aircraft had departed.
In addition to the above present of the field were Eurocopter AS 350 B2 ZK-IPG and Hughes369E ZK-IHH both operated by Back Country Helicopters of Makarora
Also in the same hangar as ZK-FMA was deregistered Cessna 207 ZK-FQY.
At the dinner on Saturday night it was announced that this year’s total of attending aircraft was the largest ever.