Saturday, November 18, 2017
Sat 18th November saw the Mountain with her hat on. Windy today around 20 to 29 knot day nice and Sunny though all day.
Shot up and Whacked the Inlet Manifold on the Minicab which I have painted a stunning White Gloss looks swish.
Carb all installed and Throttle Cable and Choke also installed just need to measure her up for length then surgery to the outer casing to fit.
Looking to the North Ferndene Strip
She was windy
My that's a fine looking Landrover framed against the Mountain.
Throttle quadrant also got a nice Gloss white paint job.
Dropped by Norfolk Road Airfield today and had a chat with Gareth. Pretty much a Cessna enclave. They have also just got a Piper Cub as well.
Gareths new ride the Midnight Blowfly world famous in NZ & parts of Oz.
She has had an engine job a refurb looking smart.
Gareths uncle a current 777 Captain has claimed it for use when he retires shortly mainly because it's black like what he drives now.
A 777-ER sticker is going to be applied to make him feel at home.
The Wilga was out getting some sun.
Mean while back at SD FYH was showing of her refurb'd Muffler looking stunning in Grey.
Pulled SSF out to warm her up in the Engine department.
Cessna Super Hawk SP ZK-RQA was in from Wanganui today giving people a fly about.
First Bantam run Ian proving Ballast against the Awesome power of the 503.
Gotta have the Landing light on so as not to over tax the regulator.
New old I know which one I would have.
White Knight looking fine.
RQA on the taxi for 09.
Crowd giving them a good send off.
They also checked out the Mustang as ya do.
Gary enjoying people enjoying the Mustang.
SNJ on the Taxi 09.
Another run about to happen with the BANTAM.
Back in the Hangar Permit time passed with flying colours.
All set to go.
Gary giving SNG some Refreshment.
SNJ waiting for something to happen
Something was Happening SNW getting Wayne ready for some Aviation.
SNJ still waiting.
Then Off for 09.
Joining SNW & SNG 09.
Pukeko making a run for cover.
A gaggle of Sonerai's heading out on Patrol of the District.
Then back SNG first
SNJ bringing up the rear.
Getting in amongst the Fauna.
Ready for some BANTAN Flying Sunday.