Thursday, January 7, 2016
Tuesday 5th Jan was real nice WX wise.
John & SNJ outa Matamata joining overhead upside down like.
Clearing the Plovers outa the way.
Nice summer sky
SNJ just chilling.
STA Jabiru 230D also getting some fun after her permit inspection and ready to go. Thwarted by a battery DOA. Well it was 8 years old.
SSF waiting her next student being Sun Safe here and covering up
Done & Alan discussing Jabiru 6's as they both have one. Although Don's a Cammit &Alans is original Jabiru 6.
Mountain just chilling
Very summery sky
The lads on the taxi for RWY-16
Formation take off
Then back in again RWY-27
John & SNJ ditto
Don was doing some more with DBZ.
First taxi round in about 2 1/2 years odd
Yup she goes .....
Gordons RV-4 ZK-RVG appeared from the north
Andrew H was out with the tribe. Getting settled in SSF
She was dam hot ....
SSF wins by a nose and a bit.
Don the pull start thing just doesn't work mate.
Oh now this an unusual approach .... Looks like a tactical one or the Boss has just given you a FLWOP whilst doing the circuit thing. he tends to do that all good practice.
The RC team who fly off RWY-34 waiting there time to fly amoungst everything else it all works and rather well.
John outa here for a blat RWY-16
EM team getting more gear ready for some flying.
SNW chatting with the big pointy thing.
A good gaggle of flying machines
Post lesson brief I suspect
Andrews tribe then went for a blat with Wayne.
Looks like fun was had
Ditto here as well
Nothing like a fly to get some happy time.
Gary and ONE arrived after John & SNJ had passed over Fern Glen.
Now that's what I call a happy looking Aviator.
The EM gang taxing back in from a fly about.
Alan & RSR heading out West
The Eagle Squadron (well half of them) talking through there formation routine.
The Star on the Star & Bar makes a good place to decide on positions etc.
Mean while local Harvard of Ross G getting some air time
Whoa there fella
Ya can tell it's a country Aerodrome Tractors everywhere
The Eagle Squadron on the taxi for RWY-09
The EM team taking 5 whilst the Eagle Squadron do there thing.
Alan finals RWY-16
Then around for RWY-09
Bit of Concorde braking been used here.
Looks suitably aviated
Nice tight formation
The Eagle Squadron heading back in.
Mountain looking Slick
That's all folks