Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Pitts S-2B Special ZK-MAD

Aerotek Pitts S-2B Special ZK-MAD (c/n 5087) was lost in a fatal accident on Sunday the 15th November 2009 in "The Stratford Gap" claiming the life of its pilot.

Built by Aerotek and registered as N260J in October of 1986 it served with Pfeifer Aviation at Fort Lauderdale in Florida.
Imported into NZ it was registered as ZK-MAD on 15-10-1990 to The Great Stunt Company of Papakura and the Waitemata Aero Club. A change on 15-12-2000 had it listed to Flight 2000 Ltd and on 27-08-2002 it was back with The Great Stunt Company at Ardmore.
The two upper photos show it resting at Omarama on 18-01-1995

These two pics taken at Wanaka on 10-04-1998 show it in a new colour scheme with advertising
A more recent shot, at Ardmore on 19-03-2000, in the same colour scheme but minus the script.

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