The excitement for the week in Marsden Valley Stoke.
The Aerospatiale AS 350 B2 ZK-HYS3 (c/n 2447) going about its business yesterday (20-04-2020).
It was built in March of 1991 and delivered to Japan as JA6066 followed by a short listing as F-OHEU in 1994.
From December 1994 through to 2000 it flew as 9N-ADI in Nepal.
It became ZK-HYS3 on 05-07-2000 after attention at Heliquip International then went to Southern Lakes / Heli-Works Helicopters before heading over to Indonesia for a year as PK-OCZ in mid 2008.
It rejoined the NZ register on 24-07-2009 back with Heli-Works and by March of 2019 was with Tasman Helicopters 2015 Ltd of Motueka.