Sunday, August 21, 2016
Another outstanding Stunning day in the Naki this being 21st August.
Gliding Clubs Eurofox TGC getting some sun and getting prepped before starting the Tow thing in a bit.
Lou was in from Paihiatua in with his Bolkow Junior.
These are a Warbird as they were used in Angola & Rhodesia as ground attack machines fitted with Guns and Zuni Rockets. lou said bit faster without all that stuff on.
TGC back tracking to pick up another tow.
Shaun and Phillipa had been to Raglan for Brunch and said it was super busy.
On a day like this goe's without saying.
Gary & ONE were in.
Al and RSR getting ready to bug out for PP as hadn't been there before.
Good to see families enjoying the Picnic tables out in the carpark.
Great Flying weather looking toward the East.
Mt Egmont/Taranaki hiding a Tad.
Terry O's place out by Lake Rotakare and home to a T-51 Mustang under build.
Lake RotaKare reservre
Thats Hawera & Fonterra's Whareroa plant.
Thats Gary & ONE flying as they usually does with the Wheels facing the sky.
Nice job hard to fly Straight and Level like that.
Just approaching Maxwell west of Wanganui.
Oh there's ONE & Gary flying the right way now.
Approaching Wanganui about a Naut out to sea keep outa the Circuit.
Heaps of people about including Boats these heading into the Wanganui River mouth.
The Airport seemed to be busy.
Yea old Map out.
Never goes Flat.
The IPad Android thing.
Captain Farr checking something out.
Manawatu looking a bit Dirty.
Peka Peka Beach.
PP just slight passed centre line 16
Downwind 34 number 2
Taxing for the Aero Club.
Gary's new ride.......
Al's new ride.
My new ride
Getting ready to bug out for SD
Taxing past Terminal via Delta then Alpha to holding point 34.
She's a long Taxi down there.
The begining of taxi way Alpha .....
Heading for way down the end there.
The last half of Alpha be warned is a 4 x4 test track.
The Dash 8 of ANZ taxing for 34. We advised we would hold for them to depart the area.
His reply was much appreciated chaps.
After the standard 2 minute wait for wake turbulance we lined up and we were off.
Heading up the coast approaching Peka Peka.
Looking back to Kapiti Island outstanding.
Mt Holdsworth still with Snow on it just.
The force of the wind showing here in the lean of the trees bowing to the wind.
The Gunnery Range Tower in the Raumai Range as we were passing through.
Not to far to Wanganui.
Only part where a big lot of Drift Wood lives.
Approaching Castle Cliff
Inside the Wanganui River Mouth with a Ship Birthed
Someone been doing dough nuts
The big pointy thing.
Oh the IPad thing had gone all black like I think they refer to it as gone Flat.
Yea ole Power Station on the South East Corner of SD.
Hangars 1 & 2 & Club House and new Fuel facility with the Tyre Mud barrier around the soft Bit's
Yeah in the right place says so on the Roof Hangar 1
Gary & ONE down behind us on 09.
I think he liked it.
One taking 5 in the late afternoon Sun.
Local hawk cruising by looking for his Tea.
Alreay like Summer.
Gary & ONE heading for home.
High Flyer heading for Aussie.