Sunday 6 October 2019

Canterbury Aero Club's new Cessna 172's

Matt Hayes has provided a couple of nice photographs of the Canterbury Aero Club's recently acquired Cessna 172 Skyhawk SP's
Cessna 172R ZK-JNE3 (c/n 1720899) was listed to the Club on 29 March 2019 having begun its NZ career as ZK-JLY with Flightline Aviation Ltd on 13 June 2000. 
Massey University School of Aviation at Palmerston North took it on from 4 December of 2000 until moving on to Premi-Air Aviation Ltd of Auckland from 14 July 2003. It was quickly on sold to JLY Ltd of Auckland and then to CTC Aviation Training (NZ) Ltd of Hamilton from 6 March 2009.
It was transferred to the Nelson Aviation College Ltd at Motueka on 16 January 2012.
They re-registered it as ZK-NAD4 on 24 January 2012.
It was re-registered once again on 05-03-2019 to ZK-JNE prior to its move to Christchurch.
The photo above by Matt shows it in the Clubs Northwest Arch scheme on the hard at Lake Haupiri / Gloriavale on 19 September 2019.
Below is my  take of it at Christchurch on 30th of September.

The second is ZK-ZAN a Cessna 172S with c/n 17210101. 
This appeared on the US register as N553DW in December of 2005 before becoming ZK-NAV2 with the Nelson Aviation College Ltd at Motueka on 24 May of 2012.
It was re-registered as ZK-ZAN on 8 March 2019 before being listed to the Canterbury AeroClub on 29 March 2019.
Matt's photo above shows it on the lower Mount White strip on 22 August 2019.
My offering below at Christchurch on the 30th September.

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