Thursday, January 21, 2021
To all those members who are planning to be a part of the fly-past during the open day on Jan 30th:
In addition to last Saturday’s run-through :-
We are holding another practice this Sat (Jan 23rd.)
Briefing in clubrooms at 1000 hrs.
There may also be additional planning and jobs to attend to for the open day.
The long range weather forecast looks promising!
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Here at the Stratford Aero Club Sport Flyers we are always keen to support the Community in any way we can. Wayne was our contact for HOSPICE TARANAKI as we had donated a Fly about Voucher for the Auction.
It was Auctioned of for $390 an outstanding effort. Looking forward to Hosting the Auction Winner for a Flight round Taranaki.
Absolutely Excellent Outstanding and Awesome effort by all involved.
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Sunday 6th Dec was nice day if a tad windy.
Finally caught Young Mark G here on the dolly being Hughes 369E (500) ZK-HYK of Midwest Helicopters. Here doing the turbine cool down before shutddown.
SSF & SND just chilling in the Sun.
WINE & SNW away 27.
YEX was out for some running today.
Kenny in Command
SNW getting some rays.
YEX Overhead. Wayne in Command.
The cheering squad
Going round & round.
Jason about to do something.
Wayne back in with YEX.
Keri contemplating his next move as his rebuilt Flipper is coming along.
Oh look some interesting aircraft just hanging about.
Post flight de brief.
Kenny about to head out give it a shot.
Back in after a fly about.
Alan getting WER some refreshments
New resident at NZSD is Cherokee 6 300 ZK-PDX which had just flown in from Alexandra. Having landed 27. The Haynes Family Flyjng SUV.
There ride was interesting that will be ye Plymouth.
Heading to it.s new Hanger.
WER & Alan heading out for a zoom about.
Not one the same boat.
A few more shots of the 6.
The Flight Deck. Oh look round things nice.
YEX Getting ready to do things.
SNJ & Don enjoying some refreshing AVGAS.
Mark & PMD Arriving 09.
Gary & DBZ of somewhere,s
Another line up of interesting Flying Machines.
Pat playing with his Rotor.
Mark de planning from PMD.
Here greeting the Cheering Squad.
SSF with Luke and Brett flying around.
I suspect he,s checking out his Jesus Nut.
Back in for a bit.
SNJ on taxi for 09.
Comps had started altho changed to 27 later as wind had changed. Yes we did comp,s in between the Gliding worked well.
Wayne took PMD for a blat about.
The que at the Comp line 09.
Lads talking tatic,s I suspect.
Gary took young Daniel up for a fly
SSF away 09.
Comp,s talking tatics
WER & Alan didn,t do bad 5m to East of spot,
SSF on bombing run.
In for Next victim
Wind changed so up to 27 end.
SSF MANOUVERING FOR Take Off.
These 2 were just maneuvering to 27 end.
Mountain poked its head out see what was going down.
COMP CONTROL 27 END
TEAM DICUSSING CHRRENT RESULTS.
JTA was on Glidsr Tow Duties
Luke looking confident
Glider Tug TGC taxing back for another tow.
Glider Tug TGC on another Tow mission.
Then back again.
SSF about to head out for another Bombing Run.
PMD & Mark heading back to NZFI.
Some visitors checking out what's happening.
SSF with Jason taxing in after Comps.
Pat was out doing Whirly things with his Gyro.
Wayne SNW about to commit aviation.
Ah Quality British motoring at it.s best.
The BBQ shuffle
WER in the overhead.
BBQ are go.