Thursday, April 18, 2019
Thursday 18th was a Stunner Clear skies & warmish with a hint of cool.
Passed by the Aerodrome on me way home to find Savanah ZK-CVK tied to the planet just outside the Club House.
Turns out Steve W was heading home to Dargiville & decided to over night at SD as had been a long day. Rob W kindly showed him into the Club House & he gets to use the pull out bed etc.
The Tecnam over nighting as well heading to OMAKA Friday
The EM Team were out on this spectacular day.
Lads taking the Chippie for a walk ?......
Mean while back over at the Savanah Steve & I were checking her out
Steve looking suitably happy with His new ride.
Note Fuel indicators in the wing root there.
Moon rise over Ruapheau.
Quite hazy BUGGER.
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Sunday 14hth March was Sunny & slightly overcast at the same time & no wind. 6C nuff said.
Mountain looking fine in her many colours
Sue & I got up early to get the best of the day & go see the Mountain from up high.
Doing the Run Up & DVA's etc RWY-27.
Climbing for the Summit. NE.
9000 foot yus easy pessy.
Suzy checking out big pointy thing.
Snow on top quite solid stuff on the side's not so much.
Yeah Man checking out contact 1300 high.
Back to Mountain viewing
Central Plateau in the backround
Fantams Peak Hut & Outhouse.
On decent back to SD.
Back on the round after some nice Avgas to quench SSF's thirst.
We did te same it's hard work it's early morning Flying thing. Nothing like a hot Chocolate on a cold morning.
Mean while Jason ad appeared for a bit.
Alan & RFD were about. Taxing for 16
Preparing for Launch
Hawera's Aeroprakt A-32 LSA was in for an Approach & Overshoot or T & G wasn't quite sure ya will have to check Video. Decide for ya self.
LTJ still enjoying bit of R & R in the Sun. From Taihape someone said.
VHC hugging the Mountain.
Gary & Isobel heading for the Aerodrome but possibly diverted to Richmond Field.