Saturday, April 25, 2015
The rest of the days news and movements as follows.
Piper Pawnee ZK-RWS
of the Taranaki Gliding Club seen here running up on her last day at Stratford Aerodrome.
Here seen running up
Then out for a couple of circuits
The Team here to pick her up and Glider Club seeing her off.
Couple Legacy Aircraft
Then her last Take Off from SD on her delivery trip to Napier her new home.
The team seeing her off
Support Crew heading off
Now I don't know what it is about C-185 pilots but they seem to think 500 foot turn out is not for them but there ya go.
Then another Legacy Cessna ZK-DRM appeared over head did a touch and go and away.
Paul S from Wellington stopped in for a look at the Mustang & to sort out whedn he could go for a trial flight in it.
Shaun our new IA doing a permit check on SWJ RANS S-10. Wayne has already done one but good training and they can compare notes good on going training we encourage at SD.
New Gary was out dealing to the Dover Hawk and getting he back into shape (we won't talk about the Southern based Instructor that didn't treat her very well)
Not hard to Fly take off at 50 cruise at 50 and land at 50 power on till she is on the Ground (ONE must not power off on landing as it won't end well)
Getting ready to get some paint on
Alan checking it out also RSR is back and he only had the rear seat out today.
Starting to look pretty
Bit on the Rear
Gary & EEF arrived overhead
Legacy Cessna 185 EEJ arrived overhead
Gary & EEF heading home to Fern Glen Field
Then a Kantana I think appeared heading North.
Also spotted Jodel D -11 ZK-RNR heading to Raglan this AM but to far away for a photo.
That's it folks