Sunday, September 11, 2016
Sunday 11th Sept was a corker very warm and Sunny.
WX STN IS NOW BACK UP AND RUNNING
Isobel The Mustang says hi here enjoying the early morning sun with her big mate in the back ground.
JPX & SSF getting some ray's also.
Egmont/Taranaki looking fine.
Another of Ruapheau
First in was Gary & DBZ
Turning Finals 09
Now thats either brake smoke or really wet Morning Dew I suspect the Latter.
Good Rooster Tails.
Into the Pump for some Gas.
DBZ has a new name.
SSF & JPX still enjoying the Ray's
Some visitors from Auckland & The U.S of A here checking out the Club plane.
Then a wander over to check out the Mustang.
A group shot been there done that.
Coming to SD to get Hitched later in the year.
Might have to come do a celebration flight.....
Done getting SNJ ready for some more Tail dragger and plane rating flying.
Shots taken from the roof whilst re-instating the WX STN
Uncle checking me out don conentrating on where he is going.
RUN UP etc
There's always one and yes he got a severe talkng to consquences are coming......
Just narrowly missed getting my size 12 boot applied to said persons Buttocks.
One thinks one puts Tyres there just to look pretty Grrrrrrr.
New Alan & STA were out and about.
Don back and I suspect talking Aviation with Tim.
Gary back in for more Gas.
STA getting ready to blast off on 16 for somewhere's
Then we had Texan TXS in from Whangarei heading South to Omaka & Rangiora.
That's Micheal in that therfe Texan.
Mean while Gary had swapped planes for TVG here taxing for 09
TGC away with another Glider on tow.
Alan & RFD back in after some Rating work, Stalls etc
Mustang Short finals 09
2 of Gary's growing plane family
Micheal & Gary talking Power plants
Micheal is also aquiring a first of type for NZ the Tecnam Snap shown below.
Alan still doing his thing in RFD.
Then back in for a bit.
This puppy is trully Slippery.
The chaps checking out the Texan.
Tow Plane pilot for the Day Jim getting some Grand Kid time in between Tow's. That's his lad next to TGC who is learning to fly which of course is excellent.
Debrief with the CFI with Gary looking on.
Tow passing the Moon thing.
RFD putting Al away.
Tony & Gary going for Blat in DBZ.
Ditto Gary & RVH.
Gary away 09
Texan away after fuelling up heading Omaka then onto Rangiora.
The DBZ away.
Gary & RVH back in back in.
Another tow away.
Karl & Helen out for a bit
Alan & New Gary getting ready to do aviation stuff.
New Gary giving JAU a run.
John & JPX were out for a bit.
RSR getting Alan & Gary ready for a fly about.
Outa here 09
Back in under a dark over cast.
Ditto for RSR
Couple Gliders back in 16. Seemed to have a pretty good run today.
Couple Shots from RSR's fly about.
SAL had Rob out for a bit here practising on 16 for his place.
Then back in.
Then RSR took Alan and Shona (Madam Sec) for a fly around.
Mean while Brian had arrived Gary took the oppitunity to do a lesson.
Back in both heading for there respective Hangars.
Looking suitably aviated.
Some Vid's to be looking at.