Monday, 26 January 2015

Tauranga,s resident L-39 ZK-EJA takes to the skies

Over the weekend,the BOP  had a very welcomed sound of a jet engine flying over the Mount Maunganui/Papamoa area for pilot training.

Our newly registered L-39 Albatros ZK-EJA c/n 831148 owned by Eastern Jets Limited carried out many touch and go,s so here are a couple of pixs in the blazing BOP sunshine.

Sunday, 25 January 2015

North Shore Air Race arrives to Tauranga.

On a really warm afternoon on the 25th January,the Race Contestants started to arrive by 4,30 pm after the 2nd leg left kerikeri-Whitianga -Tauranga

Race Aircraft
ZK-BKH  PA-18 Cub
ZK-VII     RV-7A
ZK-NAZ  Beech A36
ZK-IND   Bell 206
ZK-CDL  Tecnam P92
ZK-DFU  C.177
ZK-DXI  PA28-161
ZK-CGW Beech 76

Support Aircraft
ZK-JCV  C182
ZK-VAX  Robin
and Tagging along was ZK-NAI C.152

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Cessna 421C VH-RKI

Noted on the 24th January parked up adjacent to Rotor Fix Hangar was Cessna 421C VH-RKI which stayed overnight before its planned departure to KeriKeri (NZKK) and enroute back to Australia via Lord Howe Island (YLHI) on Sunday but was still present at Tauranga.Must like our beaches here at Mount Maunganui.!!!

VH-RKI c/n 421C0460  Cessna 421C owned by Mr Kyle Bury

Residents in Tauranga for 2015 (up-Dated June)

Here is a list of aircraft that can be witnessed when available at Tauranga from January 2015.

EJA Aero L-39 Albatross Eastern Jets Limited
RCP Aero Sport Kahu Aero Sport International Limited
HZU Aerospatiale AS 350B Aerius Limited
HLW Aerospatiale AS 350BA Oceania Helicopters Tauranga Limited
XXI AESL Airtourer T3A Euroflight International Limited
JDO Airborne Windsports Edge 582 Mr K A Ellett Not noted
CNM Airbourne Windsports Edge X Mr K A Ellett
DCF AutoGyro  Caldius Mr C  Goodwin
OHF AutoGyro  Calidus N R & M W Smith
AVL AutoGyro  Cavalon Mr D J Church
DJW AutoGyro  Cavalon GyroFlight Ltd 
MKH AutoGyro  Cavalon Mr H T Kitzhoefer 
TCG AutoGyro  Europe MT3 Eagle Gyrate NZ
MDD AutoGyro Europe Calidus fern Mr D Dallmeier Ahimanawa Station 
MZM AutoGyro Europe Calidus fern Gyrate NZ Limited
RGG AutoGyro Europe MT03 eagle Gyrate NZ Limited 
DLR Avid Mark IV Mr Edward Reeves
OSL Beech 58 Air Force One Limited
OLI Beech 76 Gilles
DPT Beech A36 Enfield Contracting Services Limited
DVD Beech B24R Lear Not flown in years
HKB Bell 206B Skyzone Helicopters Limited
IRJ Bell 206B Jennings Occasionaly Resident
SKE Best Off Skyranger Vmax Lusby Family Trust
USA Boeing B75N1-Stearman Mr M J Dean
USN Boeing B75N1-Stearman Mr M P Cantlon
XAF Boeing-Stearman E75 Bay of Plenty Classic Aircraft Company Ltd
INK Brantly B-2B Gumboot Airways Limited Stored in Flight Care
MYT Bruce Walker Custom/Skylark Mr B H Walker 
GYR Centrair ASW 20F GYR Syndicate
CTF Cessna 152 Solo Wings Ltd 
JCC Cessna 152 Helipro Aviation Training Limited  Dismantled and departed
SON Cessna 152 Helipro Aviation Training Limited  Dismantled and departed
KMK Cessna 180 Matahui Airlines Limited
EFC Cessna 150H Euroflight International Limited
TAE Cessna 150M Cessna T.A.E Limited Re-Build
DHN Cessna 172H Sunair Aviation Ltd
WGE Cessna 172K Adventure Aviation 2011 Limited 
DKK Cessna 172M Sunair Aviation Ltd                      Written off May           
DPM Cessna 172M Martin
DPN Cessna 172M Sunair Aviation Ltd 
DUK Cessna 172M Barker
DXY Cessna 172M J P Barker & Co Ltd
DEX Cessna 172N B C & P M Decke
JEY Cessna 172N Bettley
TAB Cessna 172N Tauranga Aero Club (Inc) 
EFH Cessna 177B Cardinal Aircraft Hire
DPD Cessna 177RG Cardinal Partnership
BVV Cessna 180C Mr F R Wright
DKP Cessna 180K D & K Properties Limited
FGZ Cessna 182N Palms on George Ltd  Stored in Flight Care
JOY Cessna 182Q Skytrack Aviation Limited 
MHL Cessna 206H Chapman
LHL Cessna 425 Conquest I Heli Resources (2012) Ltd  Stored forRe-Build
DAD Cessna A152 Helipro Aviation Training Limited  Dismantled and Departed
EJV Cessna A152 Tauranga Aero Club                                    Departed to Matamata
NPL Cessna A152 Tauranga Aero Club (Inc) 
TAA Cessna A152 Mr D R Campbell  Stored forRe-Build
DOC Cessna A185F Mrs T P Rowe 
JTL Cessna A-37B Dragonfly Jet Trainers Limited
CBZ Cessna C172M Sunair Aviation Ltd 
PAI Cessna TU206A Adventure Aviation 2011 Limited 
RPM Cessna U206F Tam Flight Ltd
WWH Cessna U206G Adventure Aviation 2011 Limited
KTT De Havilland DH 104 Dove 1B NZ Historic Aircraft Trust Re-Build
AGH De Havilland DH 82A Tiger Moth Mr Kim Thomson Re-Build
BFF De Havilland DH 82A Tiger Moth J N & G J Pheasant
BSN De Havilland DH 82A Tiger Moth NZ Historic Aircraft Trust
AKU De Havilland DH 89B Dominie NZ Historic Aircraft Trust
TAZ De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T10 Gordon
CVM De Havilland Canada DHC-1A-1 Matahui Airlines Limited 
GWD DG Flugzeugbau DG-808C Mr J C Ahearn
VBA ELA Aviacion ELA 07R Mr B Murphy Not noted
EXC Erco 415-D Holworthy
POG Europa Aviation Inc Europa Tri Gear Mr J C Martin 
GOI Glaser-Dirks DG-400 Arundel / Cable Syndicate 
RTA Grumman G-164A Bay of Plenty Classic Aircraft Company Ltd
SET Grumman American AA-5A Reid Aviation Limited 
TMR Grumman American AA-5A Reid Aviation Limited 
LHC Harris CASH Aviation  Model 3 Mr L M Harris
PEC Hatz CB2 Mr J C Martin 
JIL Hawker Hunter FR74S Clevedon Aviation Ltd  Non-Flyable
HFD Hughes 269C Smith
JON Jodel D.11 Lee
KCD Jodel D.11 Divehall
PJI Jones PJ-1 Mr Peter Jones Not noted
GOB Jonkers JS1-C 18/21 Mr M E Tingey
GVZ Jonkers JS1-C 18/21 J S Sailplanes Limited

JOH Marabella Parapente 1100AS Tingey
MSM Maule M-5-235C J B & C A Brunskill
MUL Maule MX-7-180A Universal Industries BOP Limited
IKK MBB BO 105 CB-4 Heli 7 Ltd 
IMO MBB BO 105 CB-4 Heli 7 Ltd 
IPR McDonnel Douglas 501 N Phil Rudd Extreme Transport Ltd  SOLD to Opotiki March
TJK Micro Aviation Bantam B22J Fowler
MSR Murphy  SR2500 Super Rebel Cardinal Partnership 
WFI Nord 1002 Pingouin II In Touch Travel Limited
ENC North American Harvard 3* Williams
END North American Harvard 3* R L & J Gordon For sale
ENJ North American Harvard 3*98 Harvard 98 Ltd
JMV NZ Aerospace CT/4B Airtrainer  CT 4 B Limited
TLP Pazmany PL-2 Parker
BKA Piper PA-18A-150 Cub Syndicate - Tauranga 
BKJ Piper PA-18A-150 Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
BRY Piper PA-18A-150 The Old Lake Trust
FVP Piper PA23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd 
DGS Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
DGT Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
DIR Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
ECM Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
ERM Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
EVP Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
MTY Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
PIW Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
PIX Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
TDM Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
WDP Piper PA23-250F Aztec Sunair Aviation Ltd                      Departed to Karibati Islands
PNE Piper PA-25 Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
CIP Piper PA-28-140 Mount Aeroplane Limited
FLO Piper PA-28-140 Hamish & Vanessa Ahern
EQE Piper PA-28-161 Tauranga Aero Club (Inc)                       SOLD TO Wanaka February
EQZ Piper PA-28-161 Tauranga Flight Hire
EBF Piper PA-28-180 Archer Partnership
DUS Piper PA-28R-200 Kay
EBA Piper PA-28R-200 Ashe Farms Ltd For sale
MJY Piper PA-28RT-201T JADA Investments
MPG Piper PA-46 Malibu Fairway Air
GIM Pipistrel Sinus Colin Alexander and Adrian Cable SOLD to Timaru June
ELI Pitts S-2E Mr R G Harris
COZ Puffer Cozy Russell & Fionna Borman
GEO PZL-Bielsko SZD-50-3 Puchacz Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
GPZ PZL-Bielsko SZD-50-3 Puchacz Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
GPE PZL-Swidnik PW-5 "Smyk" Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
GZX PZL-Swidnik PW-5 "Smyk" Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
JCX Quad City Challenger II Mr A S Christiansen 
FWF Quickie Aircraft Q200 Mr G S Nicholls 
AGQ Rearwin 9000L Rearwin Sportster AGQ Syndicate
TJH Robin R 3000/160 Paul And Lyn Taylor Family Trust 
HHR Robinson R22 Beta Vortex Helicopters Limited
HWY Robinson R22 Beta Copperfield Nurseries Limited
HHJ Robinson R44 Aspiring Aviation Limited 
HXY Robinson R44 Aerius Limited
HEW Robinson R44 II R C & L D Hemsley
HOY Robinson R44 II Mr S P MacIntyre
IMF Robinson R44 II Aspiring Aviation Limited 
IWH Robinson R44 II Finlayson
GXD Rolladen-Schneider LS 3 Ryan
GKM Rolladen-Schneider LS 4 Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
LET Rutan Long-EZ Tacan NZ Limited
LEW Rutan Long-EZ Nicholls
GXT Schempp-Hirth Duo Disc T Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc) 
GNN Schempp-Hirth Janus B Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
GRY Schempp-Hirth Ventus-2cT Mr A.P Belworthy
GRS Schleicher ASW 20CL Sandy Griffin and John Griffin
FXH Solar Wings Pegasus XL-R Ms J C Maclean Not noted
KCH Solo Wings Windlass Aquilla Mr C F Alexander
LUV Solo Wings Windlass Aquilla Solo Wings Ltd
WBF Tecnam P2002 Sierra Smylie
SRG Tecnam P2002 Sierra RG Aardvark Dental On Papamoa Limited
MEL Tecnam P2002-JF Mr M E Lobb 
TSI Tecnam P2004 Bravo Alexander- (Dismantled)
TES Tecnam P92 Echo Super Mr M Gordon
TEK Tecnam P96 Golf Tauranga Tecnam Syndicate
MJD Titan T-51 Mustang Mr M J Dean 
MPC Titan T-51 Mustang Martin Paul Cantlon 
RVF Vans RV 6A Cardinal Partnership
RFX Vans RV 7A Mr D J Trust  On re-build in Flight Care
RRV Vans RV 7A R McAinch & A Thompson 
RVB Vans RV-4 Mr B S Bowen
RVV Vans RV-4 Tauranga Aeroplane Company
BRV Vans RV-6 Mr B J Black 
JLT Vans RV-7A J.L.Talbot
EYT Vans RV-8 Mr B W A Beverland 
VPM VPM   VPM M16 Tandem Trainer Gyrate NZ Limited
YAC Yakovlev Yak-52 Yak 52 Limited
YKV Yakovlev Yak-55M Mr S S Geard 
FRV Zenair Zenith CH-200 French
SRF Zenith Zenith CH 601- XL Glover Family Trust Partnership    -For Sale