Saturday, July 2, 2016
Sat the 2nd July (Yes July) was a stunner and then some. A small breeze made it cold enough for you to know you were alive.
Our local NAV aid with more snow again.
Gary & Harry were first out of the RC team.
SSF waiting for Al to go aviating.
Looks shiney after another polish.
Ruapheau looking stunning.
Al with Ann & SSF heading for 27
Just about to blast off.
A wave as the head into the big Blue....
Wayne & SNW heading out on the taxi 27.
Mean while Harry helping the Four Star back to the pit's
Gary & RVH were about to head off as well.
Down at 27 SNW had warmed up enough to head out.
Gary doing the warm up thing.
Nice Mountain shot.
About to head into the sky.
Gary & Harry still doing the Four Star thing bloody awesome colour scheme.
SNW looking fine in the Sun.
Couple high flyers racing I had a look JetStar was winging over ANZ.
SNW & Wayne slipping in for 27
JetStar seems to be pulling away at the Mo. RACE ON.
Gary joining overhead the unusual way
The Big Yella thing hanging about.
RVH & Gary short finals 27
Bit more of the RC team have arrived.
SSF back in 27
Ann & Al looking suitably aviated.
Jason & Wayne getting SSF ready. No rest for the good machines SSF a true work horse (she has 100 horses).
Must be cold that's either Ross or a Monk.
Doing the Circuit thing.
Mean while Mike in ful winter battle kit just back in from a Fly.
There's that CFI look.
Still a corker day
Airplane talk I suspect.
Allan had arrived to do some more tickling to RSR.
John looking a tad cooler than he would like.
Alan M & STA decided some aviating was in order here just getting ready to head Skyward.
CFI Wayne having a good strong Coffee after some instructing.
Gary & ONE arriving in the Overhead.
Rob checking out SAL with Grandson Ben looking on.
From memory Rob gained his Licence in the morning and Ben on the same day in the afternoon at Kapiti.
This is also Robs first Pax after his Flight Test.
ONE & Gary slip sliding on to 27
What we like variety
Nice shot of ONE trying to suss out the gypsy thing.
SSF chilling after her rather busy day.
STA & Alan back.
Even more variety
Team SAL heading out.
Looks like a 27 Taxi
Alan & RSR also on the Taxi 27
SAL heading back to the Hangar.
Alan heading for low earth orbit.
Gary & ONE heading for home.
LTH just watching it all from her prime possie.
ONE heading North west
Alan & RSR doing aT & G
Then off doing a EFATO
Here climbing back up
Straight into a FLWOP onto 09
Check out that concentration.
Heading for the Hnagar
Looking at the new Fuel Installation on his way past.... Not long now.
Looks suitably aviated.
Dang was thgere when I left....... Prop checking time.
Rob, SAL & Ben back in short finals 27.
A successful Mission by the looks of it.
Ben also looking suitably SAL'd
The lads getting SAL back into th Hangar.
Over & Out