Sunday, August 16, 2015
Sunday 16th was Dawn Raid at Hawera.
The Weather played the game.
Ian T disembarking SSF on arrival.
Alan & RSR was right behind us.
Follow the Flag Man for Parking.
SNW wasn't far away either
Mike & Wayne on board
The Gathering Hoards
Nice lil Pitt's S1 from I think Wanganui.
Nice sun shot of DGO which I flew when was at Waikato Aero Club which is where I gained my PPL back in the day.
Nice lil Alpi 300 with Floppy Landing Gear
RVG on approach RWY-14 (the one in use)
Les & Nev on board
SND & Mark Short finals outa Feilding
Also John & SNJ outa Matamata
Couple Sonerai Pilots and a Sonerai
That would be Wayne H , Nev, Mike Gary & Lyn roaring into Breakfast and very nice it was to.
Looking back to the plane park. Oh looks like Les there.
RVG, UNB, CAW & SHN behind.
A Gaggle of Sonerai Pilots
My first real look at RV-7 SHN. VERY NICELY DONE.
SHN's Flight deck
Acro Sport ZK-CAW built by Nev & Les W
Ian T checking her out.
Flight Deck CAW
TVG enjoying the Sun. Gary in Command today.
Ron Penmans ride really nice Avid
RVH looking all Blingy in the Sun.
The Lads from Danniverke were also in.
That fella Les again think he's following me round.
Wayne & Julie and a kiddly Bit.
Team RVH getting some Sun .... it was pretty glarey
Julie doing the Roof Flying thing again (must have a few hours up there now :0)
Oh another plane approaches
RV-8 ZK-WLK (part of the Wilkinson Clan) from Admore appeared late morning ha may have got a sasauge if he was quick.
TGV just chilling in the Sun on return to Stratford
Hanging around waiting for something to happen.
It did Alan drove past on his way out.
SNJ just chilling as well
Oh must be Coffee & Briefing time
Ian T checking out the Sminoff Fighter
Alan away in normal climb attitude for a 601XL
Spotted INTERNATIONAL RESCUE (Also known as the Taranaki Rescue Chopper) zooming past the Summit on there way to perform Goodness in the World
Yup there she is.
Team RVH back from Hawera
Still a bit damp under the Goodyears
Good to see Joe Public making use of our new Picnic Tables
Four of the Eagle Squadron on the Walk to mount there Steads
Lil one there giving tghe Lads a cherry wave as they passed on by
Montage of shots of the Formation Practice the Squadron was partaking in
Looked pretty Slick
Back in for a bit.
Mean while Alan was just joining overhead.
Gary & Ian & RVH heading out for a tad
Lads heading out for another session.
TVG still soaking up the Rays
Hold on there was 4 of them. Mark had bugged out and headed for home.
Buzz & Break
Russell had gone up wanted to see what all this Formation stuff was about and He Liked it... Funny that Formation is good
No I am telling ya fella's he came out the Sun but I managed to get on his tail.....
and that was that Rata Tat Tat Splash one Bogey
TVG still working on her Tan
RVH & the Chaps back from somewhere's
Sonerais on the Taxi for RWY-09
Wayne & Russel about to Aviate in SSF
Still they come to admire the Mustang...
Russel & SSF away RWY-16
Alan had the back seat OUT again will it ever end
Told me it was something to do with Flashing.... not Alan the plane.
New Gary your not getting out of bed has been noted ...
Probably getting a bit weary after a hard days aviation.
Yes that is Ruapheau poking out from under the overcast
Mike & Wanye & SSF doing there thing.
The Business end
Local Aerodrome Farm Dog doing his thing
Here keeping the weeds under control.
Oh whats over there..
Thats all folks