Friday 22 September 2023

Motueka Aero Club, Club Day - April 2021

Featured below are a selection of photographs from the archives, April 25th, 2021 at Motueka (NZMK) of the Motueka Aero Club's club day (last sunday of each month).

Above is ZK-TRF (c/n 398-98), an American Champion 8GCBC Scout. Listed with Drake Aviation Ltd of Fernside. Last featured on the NZ Civil Aircraft blog here, where it was noted to be in storage. Parked alongside ZK-TRF is ZK-LPB.

ZK-LPB, an Alpi Pioneer 200 (c/n NZ20013) pictured above, rolling down runway 20 grass. ZK-LPB is a local, registered to Geoffrey M Waring, of Richmond as of 22/03/2021. Previously residing at Timaru, more blog posts of ZK-LPB can be found here

ZK-ROY, a local, was also in attendance after a quick flight from Nelson where it is hangared. ZK-ROY, a Rans S-6ES Coyote II (c/n 1194686) was built for Peter Roy of Queenstown, registered on 20/03/1996. The aircraft was then sold to current owner, R.O.Y Syndicate of Motueka in January of 1999.

ZK-IJR, a Robinson R44 Raven II (c/n 10828) was also at Motueka. Another local, privately owned and hangared in Redwood Valley.

ZK-TCV (c/n 0081), a Titan T51 Mustang had also made the hop from Nelson. Current owner being Alan M Caudwell of Nelson. Previous blog posts featuring ZK-TCV can be found here

ZK-DVE, a Pacific Aerospace 750XL (c/n 159) was also at Motueka, operating for Abel Tasman Skydive on parachute drops. ZK-DVE's history can be found here.


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