My regular Friday pie run to Rangiora was a day late this week.
Here we have a selction of the late Saturday mornings activity.
Above is the Nelson Aviation College Cessna 152 ZK-NAI3 (c/n 15285392) arriving. This one previously operated as ZK-EWI from 1982 until changing in August 2012.
The Canterbury Aero Club was out in reasonable numbers with the Alpha R2160 ZK-VCF (c/n 160A-07013) doing its share of circuits. Was originally registered as ZK-CTV2 back in 2007.
Fully dressed and looking all set to go is the Tony Hay Piper PA-22-150 Caribbean Tail Dragger ZK-ZTH (c/n 22-6967).
Two old Air Force buddies out doing it.
The NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer ZK-JMF (c/n 086) returns to earth whilst the Brian Hall, Ashburton based, North American NA88 Harvard III* ZK-ENE (c/n 88-14672) is preparing to depart.
ZK-JMF was previously NZ1938 whilst ZK-ENE is ex NZ1066.
Below we have -
The Tim Gould Zenair CH701 STOL ZK-SLO (c/n 7-6442) joined our aircraft register on the 14th of this month.
Out getting a cold soak in the mean Northeasterly breeze was the Piper PA28RT-201T Turbo Arrow IV ZK-TFD (c/n 28R-7931086).