Sunday, April 24, 2016
April 24th was overcasty but not raining.
Kieth was out on Mushroom Patrol although the trailer might have been a tad optimistic.
Don was out to give DBZ a runabout the place.
Flight Deck 601HDS
Doing the Clean the Canopy thing.
ONE & Gary slipping on to 16
Don offered a seat in DBZ hell it's flying I'm in. Thanks Don.
Looking North thats Montigue Close Sub division in the Fore Ground Aerodrome behind.
Interesting thing about Stratford it has Fans of all Rwy's for 3000 feet very unusual for a country Aerodrome.
PIC Don looking suitably relaxed in the Big Blue
Tracking towards White Cliff's via Tikorangi.
Lake Ratipiko you pass over this if you have hung a left at White Cliff's on track to SD or if heading North
Tiger Country to the North East
That's Urenui and Urenui Beach.
Had a nice Chat to NP Tower to cut across Control Zone.
Think most exciting part of his day.
Some of the Caves just before White Cliff's
Approaching White Cliff's
A White Cliff (Mount Messanger is it's mate inland).
Whole heap of White Cliff's
Heading back to SD nice Sun shot.
Good spot to land if one needed to.
A place called the Castle.... Doe's weddings etc
Some big house's on the Coast
Wetlands in the valley
On the way to SD
Mountain looking like she has a mood on.
Long Finals 16
Back at SD
DBZ Taking off & Landing 16
That's all folks