Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Dec 20th was very warm and quite hazy...
On my way to pick up our replacement WX STN at Wanganui.
Just about to line up 27.
Yours truly trucking along 3 chins and awl.
Wearing the appriate Head wear our very exclusive Caps.
On the ground the Viper EAW just chilling catching some rays.
Air Chathams SAAB on finals 29
Then on there way again.
A very rare Rallye.
SSF about to blast off from RWY-29
Still hazy on the way home. Once fires start in Aussie be very Hazy.
Mountain poking up through haze and scrappy cloud.
The Patea Dam.
Mean while Don was busy sortiong SNJ out
Rob & SAL were out an getting ready to head off to PP
SSF & SAL catching up on all the Goss.
Paul & The Team were out here Lisbeth trying SAL out
Rob turning all the bells and whistles
Checking all the Bling out.
Elizabeth all strapped in and getting ready to hit the sky. Her first Trial flight
Yeah man outa here.
Elizabeth getting some hands on and did all right was holding Altitude and speed and turning was awesome no loss of height. Outstanding for a first try even with the lumps in the sky.
She certainly got that Pilot swagger going on.
Gotta have the Shot with ride
Talia was next up
Also getting some hands on and was Awesome flying.
Ditto re ya ride.
Cian was 3rd in the que.
Note thee casual hand on the rail look.
Back had a fly around and did great.
Paul (Dad's turn) about to aviate he's got that casual look as well must run in the Family.
After we got back and put SSF to bed Alan appeared heading for the pumps.
Doing the biz with his helpers.
Lil Robbie R44 in doing training I suspect.
Don in the mean time had begun applying rust proofing to the Club house roof.
Also Gary flew in and joined the painting gang.
Thanks to Don and Gary great effort chaps and yes it was hot and although thankfully with a gentle breeze.
Yes a cool Ale was partaking after that very thirsty work.
The new Mk.2 WX Stn which still needs some setting up so DON'T PANIC
She is a different beasty from MK.1 mainly in configuration and Camera's
DBZ mentally preparing herself to head home.
Thats it team.