Saturday, 15 September 2012
EEZ was constructed by Cyril Cawthorn of Timaru, being first registered on 27-11-1975, but not completed until around mid 1977.
Ownership changed to Bob Guard (SAFE Air pilot) of Blenheim on 31-03-1980 and then to A D Malcolm of Christchurch on 28-02-1991.
Next lucky owner was E J L (Les) Rushton of Leeston from 26-03-1992 and then Maurice Paton of Fernside from 02-08-1994.
The EEZ syndicate of Dunedin operated it from 11-11-2000. This syndicate consisted of Corran Munro, David King and Pauline Hogue (all aircaft builders in their own right).
It was sold to its current owner, Terry Salmon of Christchurch, on 11-02-2007.