22 August 2017

Tauranga Day 5

A nice hour at Tauranga this morning before heading home

Classic Aviation Adventurer CA18 ZK-CMR

Eagle Flight Training's Diamond DA20 Katana did a touch and go
Piper PA28-140 Cherokee ZK-DGQ
Robinson R44 Raven ZK-HRR
Tauranga Helicopter Training's Guimbal Cabri G2 ZK-IIF
Bombardier Q300s ZK-NEP and ZK-NEW

Sunair 20 Whiskey departs for Hamilton operated by Piper PA23 Aztec ZK-PIW 
Very sharp looking Cessna 206 ZK-RPM
Tauranga Aero Club's Cessna 152 ZK-TAC  
Mount Maunganui shipping

21 August 2017

Tauranga Day 4

Day 4 at Tauranga, Monday 21 August 2017

The last photo of the day... Cessna 172 ZK-DPN operating as Sunair 13 November arriving I presume from Whitianga or Great Barrier Island
A better shot of Eurocopter AS350BA Squirrel ZK-ITA
Airbus Helicopters MBB-BK117 D-2 ZK-ITF was a new one for me
Piper PA31 Navajo ZK-LWN was visiting from Blenheim 
Cessna 185 ZK-MCR nearing the end of its rebuild
Vans RV-7A ZK-MIS was another new one for me
Rutan Varieze ZK-NCD enjoyed a taxi around in the sunshine

A couple of Bombardier Q300s, ZK-NFB...
and ZK-NFI
Another new gyrocopter for me - AutoGyro Cavalon ZK-OHF
Magni Gyro M24C ZK-PLW
Cessna 152 ZK-SWC was in the circuit
Robin R 3000/160 ZK-TJH departed
And some views out the window...

20 August 2017

Special Fly My Sky Scheme

One to look out for... Fly My Sky's BN Islander ZK-PIY has a special scheme acknowledging Great Barrier Island becoming the island has become the world's third Dark Sky sanctuary.

Source : Fly My Sky Facebook Page

Tauranga Day 3

A rather dull day at Tauranga today, 20 August 2017... Sadly there was very little interesting to photograph 

A better photo of the South Otago Aero Club's Cessna 172 ZK-ETL 
The Tauranga Aero Club's Cessna 152 ZK-FPG
Robinson R44 ZK-HDV was a new one for me
Three of Air Nelson's Bombardier Q300s ZK-NEO,
and ZK-NFI
The Tauranga Aero Club's Cessna 152 ZK-NPD now carries titles
Sunair's Cessna 172 ZK-TAB coming in from Motiti Island... note the camera fitting on the wing strut 
And yet another of the Tauranga Aero Club's Cessna 152s, ZK-TAC
The only private flyer up and about today was Tecnam P2002 Sierra ZK-WBF

19 August 2017

Tauranga Day 2

At Tauranga on 19 August 2017...

In the morning Pilatus PC12 ZK-TFL was getting airborne

The South Otago Aero Club's Cessna 172 was a long way from home
In the afternoon Piper Arrow ZK-DUS was in the circuit
Bombardier Q300 ZK-NFA was operating flight NZ8137 from Auckland

18 August 2017

Tauranga Day 1

At Tauranga on 18 August 2017...

Eurocopter AS 350BA Squirrel ZK-ITA 
Maule MX-7-180A ZK-MUL
Solo Wings' Cessna 150M ZK-SWC
Tecnam P92 Echo Classic ZK-VTE