Wednesday 29 September 2021

Tecnam P 2002 Sierras of New Zealand (3) - 2005 Sierras

 Carrying on into 2005, another six P 2002 Sierras were registered, as follows:

ZK-WAK (c/n 010 in the JF series) was a fully certified P 2002 JF model that was registered to the S & B Jones Family Trusy of Queenstown on 21/2/05 and it quickly went to the Wakatipu Aero Club at Queenstown (hence the registration I guess), on 4/4/05.  in September 2013 it was leased to the Wairarapa and Ruahine Aero Club at Masterton and they assumed ownership on 1/10/14.  The above photo was taken at Masterton on 10/11/13.  Tragically it was involved in a mid-air collision at Masterton on 16/6/19 (with the skydiving Cessna 185 ZK-CBY) and both pilots were killed.  It was cancelled from the register on 19/7/19.

ZK-PAJ (c/n 101 in the standard P 2002 series) was registered on 25/5/05 to Mrs J C Mickleson of Perth, WA, but I believe it was based out of Thames with the Sandpiper Trust.  later, on 2/8/12 ownership transferred to the Sandpiper Trust at Perth WA but then it quickly went, on 28/9/12, to the Manawatu Districts Aero Club at Palmerston North.  Most recently ownership transferred on 1/5/17 to the Manawatu Aviation Club at Feilding, where the above photo was taken on 30/1/21.

ZK-SCD (c/n 099) was registered to the Altiport Trust of Gisborne on 25/5/05.  On 18/2/19 ownership transferred to Gyrate (NZ) Ltd of Tauranga where the above photo was taken on 22/6/19.

ZK-WBF (c/n 117) was registered to J L Smylie of Tauranga on 17/8/05 and it is still owned by him.  It is photo'd above at the 2013 Black Sands flyin at Raglan, on 2/11/13.

ZK-WNR (c/n 118) was registered to the Marlborough Aero Club at Omaka on 17/5/05.  The registration reflects the initials of the aero club's patron Bill Ruherford.  On 25/1/11 ownership transferred to W L Moir of Te Awamutu.  It is photo'd above at the 2014 Black Sands flyin at Raglan, on 8/11/14,.  

ZK-PWH (c/n 142) was registered to P W Harland of Christchurch on 12/12/05.  Later he moved to Alexandra where he still owns it.  It is photo'd above at the 2009 SAANZ flyin at Ashburton, on 6/2/09.

1 comment:

  1. ZK-PAJ is in a hangar at NZFI in a sorry state, had a incident, occupants okay. Happened earlier this year.