Friday, May 29, 2015


Another great day with the Central Plateau mountains out all day.

Mt Egmont/Taranaki was hiding behind cloud by mid Morning signaling the approaching change in weather.



Ngarahoe was also sticking up behind the Tree's


Very nice Zenair CH 601-XL ZK-WRG appeared from the North 









Wayne G was down from Huntly for the day

He Built WRG



Alan & Wayne looking her over


Then thought go check it out compare to the Club XL

Main difference has wheel pants Club one does not

Also slight difference in panel design










Back in from there Tutu



Wayne about ton blast off for home.




Ya know where we are Wayne welcome anytime.


The EM crowd were back at it today an why not.


Still looking stunning.


Thats it for Friday the 29th people

Thursday, May 28, 2015

What a STUNNING day Thursday the 28th was.

Super Clear and oh so SILKY SMOOTH and Crystal Clear



Mt Ruapheau was also sticking out in all it's Glory as well.


So it was Scramble , Scramble, Scramble.... Sue and I got airborne quick smart


Yours truly having a hoot.


Giving the Team at Elizabeth R rest home a wake up call.


Then on the Climb to 9000 foot over the Summit



Fantams Peak on the way up you maybe able to see the hut and out house




The Central Plateau behind


The run in to thread the needle between the Summit and the Shark Tooth only done in no wind conditions like today Awesome.

 SSF was still climbing at 700 foot at 9000 feet not bad


North Taranaki Bight in the background


Just about there



Susie also having a Hoot


Team Cessna 172 (T) ZK-MLY also dropped in for a bit

Great to see you 



John and Wayne discussing stuff Mustang



Now you can't come & go without the Mustang photo 


Telemaster and Ruapheu


SSF seeing MLY off



MLY about to blast off back to NP


Nice mountain shot with MLY


outa here


SNW & SSF getting some rays


Another perspective


Wayne & SNW heading out to see if Gary & ONE were about.


Then back


Good slip in RWY-09




Mark LTB back for a bit.


Mark had been out and back again.



GYRO ZK-RTO was in for a bit doing touch and goe's


Local aviator checking RTO out



Suitably kitted out for the conditions







RTO on it's way home past the Mountain



Mark back in and Morphed into LTN from LTB 


HNZ tracked overhead probably to check out what was going on at the Aerodrome.

Looks like Airbus Twin Squirell


The EM crowd were hard at it on such a great day as this one.


Space walker above Telemaster below


Chipmunk 


Four Star Forty



Ross's locally based Chipmunk fly's great looks spectacular in the air


Chippie on short finals


SNW & ONE about to aviate

Rob checking with Wayne before heading out



Lads fired up and taxing for RWY-09


Now Gordon P pulled RVG out for some sun and some pic's with the Mountains

Thanks Gordon looking slick









The man himself


Wayne back and getting upside down


Then right side up.


Now that's a short landing



Heading back to the Hangar looking East 


Gordon still doing some more on RVG shouldn't be long now 


Team Warner about to head out for a fly mid afternoon


Rob about to fall in behind SSF heading for RWY-09


Last of the day just stunning.


Good also to see CAA Rep Don Waters out and about. Me I was going flying but Wayne had a good chat. Good to be able to chat with the regulator at Grass root level.

Ya know where we are Don welcome anytime.

Well that's it for a really stand out day.

Oh and we are approaching our 50.000th visit as well 
Whoo Hoo