Monday, April 3, 2017
Sat 1st of April was with low overcast round 1000 foot give or take warm at times cool at times but real smooth flying weather.
Now came round the corner over the bridge on the way to Aerodrome and WHOA fella this filled my windscreen thought the Coppers had gone all tactical like.
Lads giving this here TANK a run as she is heading down to Classic Wings fly in at Omaka at Easter.
That really gets ones attention......
Stu & SSF about to head out for some Circuits etc.
On the Taxi for 34
Later he said was heading for a Blat so off we went.
Quite pleasant cloud base around 2000 ft odd.
Joining overhead Hawera
Mean while the mountain popped out for a bit.
SSF Chilling Hawera .... as normal we drank there Coffee for a bit.
Stu looks happy with his lot.
SD looking fine.
RSR had Alan doing stuff again as they were on there way to Te Kowhai at some airplane things.
Kenny and SND getting some Refreshments
TGC watch out man there,s a big white thing behind you.
Kenny getting ready for No.1 Flight.
Team doing the run up thing.
Lads getting ready to Head north here tickling RSR for a bit.
Capt Farr looking suitably Capt like.
Just about ready for main engine start.
On the Taxi for 27
RVH was out with Gary strapped on for a blat.
Still busy RVH taxing for 27
RVH Checking out the WX STN.
SND & Kenny heading for RWY-34
RVH on Finals 27
Couple Draggers just chilling between sorties
Mean while local Hawk showing how this Flying thing is done with no real Drama.
Try doing that with ya Charf Cutter.
Gary heading out for another lap round the District.
The back over head.
Now Dave was out for bit and wandered over to look over the Mustang as ya do.
I suspect he might be back for a Fly at some point.
RV blasting overhead.
Alan and STA out for a blat as well.
Taxi for 27
Bloody Plovers are back.
Alan & Gary with RSR back from Te Kowhai
RSR Landed 27 with Alan not far behind for T & G
What no refreshments on shutting down Bugger.
STA Landed 27 heading for the Hangar
Lads have rescued the Ole Wanganui Aero Work sign off the ole shed which will be demolished in due course.
Check out Don's Video's on Facebook of there trip down to the RAANZ National Fly-in at Rangiora.