Follow instructions on Terminal.

Please sign book in box.

Also if wanting a receipt do this pretty much after hose returned to holder.

When Fueling be careful of Splash back. It's brand new and pumps pretty quick.


I have seen people not winding the hose up when finished. If you do this consistantly I will be speaking to you as I can see you 24/7 (recorded) you will be paying for any damage incured. This facility is owned by the Stratford Aero Club Sport Flyers and not by any Fuel Company.

Treat it with respect it deserves or lose it.


Remember no Landing Fee's and uncontrolled Airspace.

Thanks for choosing SD (Stratford) as your Fueling stop

Saturday, July 15, 2017

15th July was a Stunner and then some nice and warm go Figure.

JLZ & Glyn heading out on 16 for a tootle about.

Check out the Vid's here.


Now when my Susan says we need to go flying I listen and we did. Up over the Mountain SUPER SMOOTH.

Here some shots.

Yours truly heading for 9000 feet.

9000 feet right there

Stunning absolutely Stunning.

Sue looking suitably a wash with Mountain stuff.

Yus two thumbs up outstanding.

Fantams Peak hut on the right outhouse on the Left.

There were around 5 Avalanches 1 on the western side and 4 on the South and Eastern sides lots of depth but not very stable.

TGC heading for 27 doing circuits.

Alan had RFD out just back from Alaska so Aviating was in order.

Oh that's a nice 351 GT Ford Falcon there.

Mean while TGC doing the run up thing.

SSF chilling after her nice big battery charging climb up the Mountain and back for a nice wash and blow wave.

TGC and Les getting ready to blast off 27

Finals 27.

Off again.

RFD on her way to 27 and then South to Fielding.

The tail of two Yella's

RFD continuing taxi for 27 now TGC has passed.

Last landing for TGC.

Worn himself out.

Team RVH ready for action.

Back already. 

Lyn and young-un heading back to see how the lads doing.

Young nipper checking RVH out.

Oh there's that Awesome 351GT again playing hard to get.

On the taxi RSR for 27 it was even warm enough to taxi with door open.

On the way to Hawera

If thats not Hawera we in trouble.

Whew we made it well Alan looks happy about it these long X/countrys can take it outa ya.

Wayne H was about when we arrived invited us in for a look at the newest kid on the block THE QB Bearcat Patrol which Graeme P has just finished. Looks pretty smart check out the Cord on that prop.

Also good to check out ole DGO Cherokee PA-28 whilst there also looking fine used to fly her in My Waikato Aero Club days.

The Patrol flight deck.

180hp's on tap.

RSR back landing Rwy-20.

Al's bro looks suitably Aviated.

Young-un getting ready to go flying.

Ye wave on departure.


Back and a thumbs up outstanding.

Yeah man.

That'll be Fonterra Plant Whareroa.

As we were flying Top Cover we saw couple Sonerai's zooming in from the South East fast and low heading SD.

Being SNW & SNG

Lads just in.


Gary outa here heading home.


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