Sunday, January 8, 2017
Jan 8th was Sunny (got sunburnt) and with a real Frisky wind although not a Beer knocking over wind.
Gary & Don in early for another go at the club house.
Good God it's the Charge of the Painting Calvary.
AWESOME JOB TEAM LOOKS OUTSTANDING.
Brian was in for a bit here on sanding and scraping sortie.
The new blue looks really sweet.
Somethings a foot people all walking about.
Looks like lunch.
Chaps taking five and lunch which was cooked by Don and very nice it was to. This may well have been our first Summer BBQ.
SSF getting mentally prepared for Brian's Instructor BFR....
Kenny looking over his new ride YES another Sonerai .... that's 4 at SD now.
Ian also checking her out.
The BFR is over HE PASSED .......:0)
Kenny getting excited now his first flight in SND is not far away.
Ian giving moral support.
601's discussing Brian's BFR I suspect....
Wayne heading out for a quick test flight in SND make sure it's all Kosher.
Yup all good.
Right Kenny lad this is the Front bit where the big whirly thing go's round. Roger that Chief. Although the wheels in the wrong placed ain't it ( Kenny is a transitioning Nose Dragger Pilot) Chief no thats the right place for it.
SND mentally preparing for flight.
SNG WHITE KNIGHT heading out DBZ the RED BARRON just chilling.
Oh looks like Kenny's first flight is imminent.
Brian Assisting in the Canopy restraint area due to gusty conditions
WHITE KNIGHT away 27
WHITE KNIGHT flashes past.
Kenny & Wayne with SND on there way trying not to run over the Paradise Duck.
On the Taxi 27
My God they are Breeding a Gaggle of Sonerai's
SNJ on the Taxi for 27.
SNJ short finals 27
Gary back overhead.
I am sure they were impressed as SNG whizzed past the ole JetStar puffer.
WHITE KNIGHT on very short finals 27.
Yup SW today.
Back to the Hangar.
DBZ taking Gary home to Ferndene Field after a Hard days Painting & Aviating.
The Club House looking Awesome after her refurb. Hangar 1 & 2 will also be getting the same.
DBZ blasting outa 27
Now our man Nev W was on the Job a few weeks back when we had some Fuel visitors in.
Now we have visitors come a long way for Gas but this wins hands down that's a Jungman with Swedish REGO. He stopped in with his pal the Tiger behind.
Excellent work Nev. I had raced down but they were disappearing North when I got there.
Nice evening this outa the back door at home around 2045.
Again a big thanks to the Team over the weekend who assisted and gave of there valuable time over the weekend plus tools etc you know who you are with the Club House Refurbish she looks stunning in her new paint wear.
Both days Lunch and Smoko's were well catered and thanks for that.
Don our Paint lead an awesome job and I learnt a few things about paint I didn't know before.