Saturday, July 25, 2015
Well Sat the 25th July dawned fine and dandy.
So pulled the SAC Fleet out for some Sun get a bit of Vitiman D in that Ali.
SSF still snoozing.
I suspect there will be a Scramble today due till the impending bad WX
Mt Egmont/Taranaki looking darn fine this AM.
Rob was out bright and early & had SAL out quick smart.
Heading for RWY-34
He is away.
The EM team back out for another days RC Flying.
Glyn in doing some work on JLA the 701.
Yes we know Hangar will be getting some work for the Big Hooley in 2017 our 85th.
Rob & SAL on very short finals RWY-34
The Fleet still sunning themselves under the watchful eye of the Mountain.
Rob back around for the second time RWY-34.
Must be a time for morning tea then.
Rob looking for the last of the Mohican's or updating his EFIS probably the Latter.
Rob's Auntie was in to check out his new Ride.
She was suitably imnpressed.
Alan & Grant checking out the sexyness of the Mustang possibly.
Mean while the lads were hard at it in the RC camp here Gary & Cliff returning to the pits after some suitably exciting flying.
Alan away and Ross had gone High and over the Paddocks till Alan had taken off and cleared the area. It just works herfe it works really well.
Now Rob's Grandson Daniel was out (Gwen had to make a mercy dash as Rob was doing his first X/country today and some of the gear didn't make it to his car hence the dash) anyhoo daniel and I went for a look around the place first stop the Mustang.
I think he was certainly impressed. Got the Mustang look going there.
We also checked out the Hawk although don't think he was to Sure about the Lady on the Cowl tho.
Also checking out the Vampire.
Alan still going round & Round
Mike heading out for a bit.
Still they come and look.
Mean while Daniel & I had walked over to number 1 Hangar an we checked out the Bantam as well.
Gary & ONE arrived after lunch.
Alan & Grant arrived back from an around the Mountain expidition.
Wayne & Gary checking them out.
Ditto to Mike heading in with SSF RWY-09.
Then back around onto RWY-34 due wind change.
Gary, Grant & Alan with Mustang, Sting, Starlet.
Alan had started to buff the Wing on RSR Oh shiney.......
The team waiting for there next sorties.
The EM team getting ready to Bug out after a long days flying.
Fueling the old fashioned way yes the Novelty has worn off well and trully but do we must at the Mo.
Ditto out the back of Alans Hangar.
Gary & Brian getting ready to do the flying bit.
Yes still getting ready to bug out.
Brian looking real keen.
Doing some instructor stuff by the looks of it if going by the concentration on Gary's face.
That's Rob & Wayne heading off on Rob's first X/country and Controlled Airspace excercise.
Gary heading out for a while.
All go planes everywhere.
Alan & Steve away for a Tootle about.
Next Gary & One
Looks like some work going on over there.
SSF Brian & Gary away on RWY-27
RSR & Alan away taxing for RWY-34
Mean while a couple Bunnies were Roaring round all over the place.
Once they had Cleared RWY-34 RSR was away.
SSF was then in here back tracking RWY- 34.
Ian & the Pocket Rocket.
Mike heading over for some Dual with Brian.
RSR joining back overhead.
Ya can tell Mike is a Tai Chi Master if he can bend over like that.
Look out he's behind ya Mike....
Alan RWY - 27 going round & round.
Glyn taking a break from his maitenance work on JLA & Gary doing the same with his fitting of his new 5 point Harness.
Alan still doing it.
Mike and Brian heading out.
Next up was Gary & Ian in RVH
Alan & WRG back in.
Gary still at it.
Jeez man Rush hour.
Oh whats happening over there then...
Looks happy with it all.
Watcha doing Gary...
Gary looking at me looking at him.
Gary & ONE looking small against the Pylon back drop.
Alan making himself useful by lying on the floor.
Glyn & Tim doing a permit by looks of iton the 701.
The Flight Deck of the Titan Tornado RSR
That young lady that made young Daniel all Bashful like. She resides on the Hawk.
Oh no the Dreaded Instructor Tea pot pose......
Some of the Girls stayed indoors. Being EEJ, DBZ, RVG.
RVH is back from there run around the Distrtict.
The Lads looking like it was a suitable fly about. Note sure what the Finger things all about.
Couple Garys staring in TVG's Cockpit & Ian hanging on the Prop ....
Gotta have the Mustang shot.
Alan out and about again.
Good lad Mike giving SSF a wash and Blow wave before putting her to bed.
Watch out man with hose & it's Loaded.
Wayne & Rob back from Rob's first X/country
Still going on the Harness install.
Alan still lying on the floor. Seems to be a pattern forming here.
Well the end of the day has arrived.