Sunday, June 5, 2016
Sunday the 5th June what a corker fine but cold.
Mountain in all her Glory.
Gary getting TVG ready for Flight.
Check thee oil etc.
Out to give her a warm up before setting forth to Matamata.
Lil ONE looking on after arriving from Ferndene Field
Mustang away 27
Bit of moisture on the prop.
Approach & Overshoot 27
Reallllllly short finals 27
Big Fella & lil Fella catching up.
Flying machines awaiting there departure to Matamata
TVG & Gary & Myself 09 SNW following behind
Heading away from the big pointy thing.
Tracking for White Cliff's
The Central Plateau looking stunning.
Looking back along the Taranaki bite to NP.
Doing the Coastal bit
That'll be Mokau
Bit of Fog about heading into the King Country skirting round the edges.
The View back to Mokau.
That will be you Mustang Pilot Gary.
Pirongia in the distance.
That'll be Matamata of the wing.
Soon as the Mustang was on the Ground she was mobbed by the Beetle crowd.
Robbie in for Gas.
That'll be a Rotary powered T-51 Mustang.
Oh she doe's sparkle.
Colin was also about in the 601
Gary heading for the Pumps.
There they are.
Al & John heading out in the Polaris
Now try manovering ya GA machine like that then.
Ye local Glider tug
Polaris about to Blast Off
Probably around 500 foot or less.
Back just like that.
Getting ready to head for SD.
The ole Air Tourer.
All go at the Pumps.
Taxing for Take Off
That's one Wide Long Runway.
SNW pulling up at 5 O'Clock.
Very nice machine
Then the Polaris at 7 O'Clock.
Very Slippery and fast very fast.
SNW 2 O'Clock low
Vic Formation looking nice.
Look like they having a hoot.
That will be Pio Pio
That really handy Nav Aid only in Taranaki
Very Glassy sea
That's a White Cliff
That's a Green bit in the White Cliff's
Whacking great house on the Hill.
Still really smooth sea very lil swell at all.
The Castle apparently really old.
This Monster place just back from the Coast.
Getting Closer to SD.
SD just of the leading edge.
Decending for the X/wind for dowind 27
We now it is SD as it says so on the roof.
Him some Glider traffic.
Wayne leaning on the wing to recover from the Cold. Man it was the freezing level wasn't that high.
Twin over head
Rob & SAL back in 27
RSR back from there Epic Trip to Gizzy.
Dressed for the Altitude and Cold thy hit 6500 foot now that would be COLD.
Team Farr de-frosting
Jim & JTA heading home.
Gary & Glynn trying to get quickly down the end off 27