Monday, 27 October 2014

N39ED Aero L-39C

As previously mentioned in MRC Aviation blog,Tauranga resident L-39C Albatross N39ED was finally witnessed in her new colour scheme  after months in the hangar in bare metal after arriving from the United States back in January I believe.

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Aero L-39C N39ED c/n 831148

Aerovodochody L-39 Albatross N39ED
This was her original colour scheme to all our Americans viewers before being transported over the Pacific to reside here in New Zealand


A new resident  arrival  noted to the Tauranga Aero club on the 26th October was this C.152 Aerobat ZK-EJV which arrived from Ohakune and was previously operated by Ruapehu Avaition Ltd.

Cessna A.152 ZK-EJV c/n A1520751 owned by Tauranga Aero Club.

 Also noted on the same day was a resident that I have never witnessed before, was this immaculate Cessna A.185F ZK-DOC owned by Mrs T P Rowe parked out side her personal hangar at Tauranga.

Cessna A.185F ZK-DOC c/n 18502318

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

New Autogyro Calidus ZK-OHF

Pictured out Solo wings hangar on Monday was this newly registered AutoGyro Calidus ZK-OHF which has been registered to new owners from Waiuku and is possibly  temporary based here at Tauranga for pilot familiarization on the type.

AutoGyro Calidus ZK-OHF c/n V000163.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Another Rotorua diversion.

Yesterday,6th October ,majority of the weather around the north island was extremely windy with gusts over 90km/h recorded and due to Rotorua,s Airport location adjacent to the lake, Mount Cooks ATR 72-212 ZK-MVC was forced to divert into Tauranga and  after a missed approached ,it managed to land in difficult conditions on the second attempt.

. Photos courtesy of "Hairy Mole Rat"

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Visitors to Tauranga in September

In for Maintenance from Opokiti is Aspring Aviations Robinson R-22 ZK-HHR and behind is Robinson R-22 ZK-HHJ which resides here at Tauranga 

Masterton/Hood based Hughes 369 ZK-INZ is operated by Amalgamated Helicopters NZ .

Robinson R-22 Beta ZK-IGD from Taupo

Visiting from Matamata is this Piper PA-25 Pawnee ZK-BZA seen outside Solo Wings hangar for routine Maintenance.It is operated by the Piako Gliding Club .

Cessna 172 S ZK-XOX operated by Cherub Aviation and resides at North Shore.

Fairchild  SA227-AC Metro-liner ZK-NSS seen here taxing up 25R en-route back to Auckland International

PA28 Cherokee 161 ZK-MBF still in the old livery scheme form the Massey University School of Aviation arrives from Ardmore.