As I mentioned in my previous post, there were ten P 96 Golfs registered in New Zealand during 2002 (as well as four P 92 Echos) so Tecnam NZ were very busy at Ardmore. Here are the remaining P 96 Golfs from 2002 in the order of their registration:ZK-JTG
(c/n 212) was registered to Allied Press Ltd of Dunedin on 29/7/02 and it is still registered with them 19 years later. It does not appear to have been photo'd much and the above photo is from Jet Photos.
(c/n 221) was registered to Tecnam Ltd at Papakura on 5/9/02. It went to Ardmore Aviation Services Ltd on 22/5/03 and then to Auckland Flight Training Ltd of Ardmore on 9/6/04. However this was very brief as it was cancelled on 5/7/04 and exported to Australia where it became 24-4143 and this registration was cancelled on 6/7/05. So it wasn't around for very long and no photos of it seemed to exist until Giovanni Nustrini came up with this one showing ZK-TNG in a line up of other Golfs ready for delivery at the Tecnam hangar at Ardmore. Thanks very much for the photo Giovanni.
(c/n 217) was first registered to G M Rogers of Dunedin on 16/9/02. It then moved around a bit going to H V Ryan of Waharoa on 17/6/05 and then on 1/11.06 to Izard Pacific Aviation Ltd of Springhill. They sold it to B W Ford of Hamilton on 9/10/07 and then it went briefly to C W (Cliff) Johnston of Hastings on 23/7/13. Finally ownership changed to Sport Aviation Corp of Hamilton and it is used for training at Te Kowhai, where the above photo was taken on 14/3/17.
(c/n 215) was registered to WFG Ltd of Wanaka on 16/9/02and they owned it until 2019 when ownership changed briefly to GBM Aircraft Holdings Ltd of Wanaka on 28/2/19, and then on to Southern Cross Contracting Ltd of Tauranga on 15/3/19. The above photo was taken at Pauanui on 15/7/21.
(c/n 218) was registered to R L Sparks of Auckland on 25/9/02. He later moved to Alexandra and ownership transferred to the Sparks Family Trust of Alexandra on 13/4/05. It is photo'd above at Alexandra on 22/3/21.
A Golf with a different colour scheme! However I reckon someone probably added the red trim after delivery. ZK-EHG
(c/n 227) was registered to PNM Equipment Hire of Matamata on 4/12/02. It then went to the Hauraki Aero Club at Thames on 21/8/06. It was damaged in a take off accident at Thames on 15/1/10 and it was cancelled on 27/7/10. It is photo'd above at Paul Hopper's strip at Silverdale on 28/3/09.
However it was rebuilt and re-registered on 14/3/11 as ZK-JAN3
(still with the same c/n of 227), to A Franklin of Tauranga, this time with a truly different colour scheme. It quickly went to Tecnam Hire Ltd of Waihi Beach on 28/3/11. It is photo'd above about to depart from the 2011 Black Sands flyin at Raglan, on 12/11/11, I suspect flown by Jean-Jacques Deschamps and Dave Evans. On 28/3/14 ownership changed to the DDJ Syndicate of Waihi Beach.
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