Wednesday, March 22, 2017
21st March was HOT a stroppy start but then turned out like this.
Mountain getting some sun.
CAA were in for there AVKIWI seminar. Carlton & Rose gave a very good run down on fuel issues that have be fallen some Aviators and the Seminar was very well received by all that attended.
Look forward to see what they come up next year.
The EM team were out and hard at it.
Here checking out and intruder to SD airspace ( They have early warning system)
But not before some refreshments and sorting out the worlds issues....
Four Star looking good in Orange
Doug packing up for home.
Cliff getting ready to Aviate.
Harry's machine looking immaculate as always.
Local Heron just chilling
Looking spot on landing.
Ross's big Extra.
Yep she is coming along.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Monday 20th March was warmish and with a breeze.
Brian getting ready to do some instructing after taking a German Exchange student for a fly this AM.
Here showing Elisabeth & Paul Pre Flight etc.
Dennis had been out again this AM out around Whanga.
First up was Elizabeth. Being our youngest Pilot Trainee.
I think she likes it going by that smile.
Back after first Lesson. Can't get better than that.
Mark & Brian & LTH were back in ... Right you AG types whats different on the Cresco then.
Mark was happy for Elizabeth to Check out the Cresco,
Mean while Brian & Paul were still at it. Here landing 09.
One of our regular Aerodrome watchers
Looks happy with himself.
Couple Pilot Trainees chatting Aviation.
Seagulls were visiting today.
No doubt the Ravensdown Hangar getting checked out for a new Roosting spot.
Brian seems happy with his lot. Done a goodly amount of Hours today.
Hmmmm interesting what ya find round the new Hangar.
Gonna look sweet when done.
Toodle Pip then.
March 19th was a stunner very warm and great flying WX.
SSF back in RWY-09 as Dennis H had been for a Blat around the place,
SSF in hot demand as Gary was about to go for a Lesson.
No rest for the good.
Gary & SNG were out also.
Mean while at the Club house Madam SEC (Shona) just chilling in the sun.
Mean while zooming across SD (one of many) Airbus ya don't see many Boeings these days. 30000 odd thousand feet 5 Km's distant
Dennis heading for he Eftpos machine with another Chemtrail overhead.
Gary waiting for his instructor
Brian looking for his Student (Gary) he was there a minute ago.
Gary got bored and moved over to the Hangar.
They are off.
ATC Gliding day Air Experience.
Sonerai's heading out on Patrol.
Squadron Leader Don (SNJ)
Two types of flying machine.
Air vice Marshell Gary (SNG)
SNJ up Front SNG closing fast.
In for landing 16.
The Sealing prep coming along gonna be awesome
ATC still hard at it.
SSF on the Go around Glider landing.
Then this LIL Cherokee 140 joined the circuit.
Touched down 09 then taxied back and took off 09
Well he looks happy with his lot.
Gary & Brian with SSF still hard at it.
A random 185 trucking through west of the Aerodrome.
Chaps and SSF stopping for a break.
Gary & SNG Slipping down the Glidescope RWY- 09.
The Chaps still taxing in.
SNJ on finals
Nice variety of Flying machines.
Post flight debrief and stuff.
Sonerai stuff I suspect.
Shona doing her best F-Troop impression (Kids look it up on google)
Some Sonerai's just chilling in the sun.
Check out that Sonerai Swagger ..... :0)
Alan & RSR appeared overhead back from a day in Raglan.
On Final Approach 09
Now we are adaptable here at SD whilst the Pump sealing construction is going on Alan gets to use the only sealed Taxi way at SD.
The Sonerai gang about to mount there steads.
RSR getting a fiddle before going hangar side.
Gary & SSF off again.
SSF on really short finals 09
Yeah I think its wrap chap.
N9992T (AKA EEJ)
After having a look something must be Beer O'Clock.