A visit to the usually quiet Wairoa airfield in Hawkes Bay today revealed some activity at the various agricultural operators based at the airfield.
Formed in 2016 by taking over the former Ashworth Helicopters base Charteris Choppers (alias Wairoa Aviation) operates Hughes 369D ZK-HHG2, which has been in NZ since 1992 after import from Bahrain
And AS350B-3 ZK-HRB4 which was imported from Norway in October 2019
HHG has been christened "Harry" and HRB "Wilson"
Across the field Farmers Air have based PAC 750XL ZK-XLC2 in Wairoa and it was busy topdressing a nearby farm
Visiting from Napier was the Air Napier PA31-310 ZK-NPR which has been operated by the company since 2000