Tuesday, 26 January 2016

CLASSICS OF THE SKY PART 1 Tauranga Airshow

CLASSICS OF THE SKY  air show took place on Saturday  afternoon/evening at Tauranga airport.

Part 1   THE ROARING FOURTIES HARVARD DISPLAY TEAM.

Pics by THE HAIRY MOLE RAT



















Saturday, 23 January 2016

Tauranga Residents January 2016

Here is a list of aircraft that can be witnessed when available at Tauranga from January 2016.

AGN De Havilland DH 82A Tiger Moth Mr Kim Thomson Stored waiting Sale
AGQ Rearwin 9000L Rearwin Sportster AGQ Syndicate
AKU De Havilland DH 89B Dominie NZ Historic Aircraft Trust
AVL Autogyro Cavalon Mr D J Church
BFF De Havilland DH 82A Tiger Moth J N & G J Pheasant
BKA Piper PA-18A-150 Cub Syndicate - Tauranga 
BKJ Piper PA-18A-150 Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
BRV Vans RV-6 Mr B J Black 
BRY Piper PA-18A-150 The Old Lake Trust
BSN De Havilland DH 82A Tiger Moth NZ Historic Aircraft Trust
BVV Cessna 180C Mr F R Wright
CBZ Cessna C172M Sunair Aviation Ltd 
CIP Piper PA-28-140 Mount Aeroplane Limited
CMR Classic Aviation Adventurer CA18 Mr M P Savill
CNM Airbourne Windsports Edge X Mr K A Ellett
COZ Puffer Cozy Russell & Fionna Borman
CTF Cessna 152 Solo Wings Ltd 
CVM De Havilland Canada DHC-1A-1 Matahui Airlines Limited 
DCF Auto Gyro Caldius Mr C  Goodwin
DEX Cessna 172N B C & P M Decke
DGQ Piper PA-28-140 Perry Family Trust
DGS Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
DGT Piper PA-23-250 Dairy Tech International Ltd
DHN Cessna 172H Sunair Aviation Ltd
DIR Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
DJW AutoGyro Cavalon GyroFlight Ltd 
DKP Cessna 180K D & K Properties Limited
DOC Cessna A185F Mrs T P Rowe 
DPD Cessna 177RG Cardinal Partnership
DPM Cessna 172M Tauranga Tandem Skydiving Ltd
DPN Cessna 172M Sunair Aviation Ltd 
DPT Beech A36 Enfield Contracting Services Limited
DUK Cessna 172M Barker
DUS Piper PA-28R-200 Kay
DVD Beech B24R Lear
DXY Cessna 172M J P Barker & Co Ltd
EBA Piper PA-28R-200 Ashe Farms Ltd
EBF Piper PA-28-180 Archer Partnership
ECE Vans RV-7A Mr L S Carr
ECM Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
ECQ Piper PA-31-325 Dairy Tech International Ltd
EFC Cessna 150H Asad-Uzzaman
EFH Cessna 177B Cardinal Aircraft Hire
EJA Aero L-39C  Albatross Eastern Jets Limited
EJU Cessna 172N Mr M V Reed 
ELI Pitts S-2E Mr R G Harris
ENC North American Harvard 3* Williams
END North American Harvard 3* R L & J Gordon
ENJ North American Harvard 3*98 Harvard 98 Ltd
EQZ Piper PA-28-161 Tauranga Flight Hire
ERM Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
EVP Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
EXC Erco 415-D Holworthy
EYT Vans RV-8 Mr B W A Beverland 
FCO Cessna 152 Mr R G Harris 
FGZ Cessna 182N Palms on George Ltd  Stored in Flight Care
FLO Piper PA-28-140 Hamish & Vanessa Ahern
FMV Cessna 152 Tauranga Aero Club (Inc)
FRV Zenair Zenith CH-200 French
FVP Piper PA23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd 
FWF Quickie Aircraft Q200 Tacan NZ Limited 
GEO PZL-Bielsko SZD-50-3 Puchacz Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
GKM Rolladen-Schneider LS 4 Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
GNN Schempp-Hirth Janus B Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
GOB Jonkers JS1-C 18/21 Mr M E Tingey
GOI Glaser-Dirks DG-400 Arundel / Cable Syndicate 
GPD PZL-Swidnik PW-5 "Smyk" Devenoges
GPE PZL-Swidnik PW-5 "Smyk" Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
GPZ PZL-Bielsko SZD-50-3 Puchacz Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
GRS Schleicher ASW 20CL Sandy Griffin and John Griffin
GRY Schempp-Hirth Ventus-2cT Mr A.P Belworthy
GVR Jonker  JS1-B "Revelation" Jensen
GVZ Jonkers JS1-C 18/21 J S Sailplanes Limited 
GWD DG Flugzeugbau DG-808C Mr J C Ahearn
GXD Rolladen-Schneider LS 3 Ryan
GXT Schempp-Hirth Duo Disc T Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc) 
GYR Centrair ASW 20F GYR Syndicate
GZX PZL-Swidnik PW-5 "Smyk" Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
HDV Robinson R-44 Bettley
HEW Robinson R44 II R C & L D Hemsley
HHJ Robinson R44 Aspiring Aviation Limited  Stored in Rotor Fix
HKB Bell 206B Skyzone Helicopters Limited
HLW Aerospatiale AS 350BA Oceania Helicopters Tauranga Limited
HOW Robinson R-44 Raven HOW Trust
HOY Robinson R44 II Mr S P MacIntyre
HWY Robinson R22 Beta Copperfield Nurseries Limited
HXY Robinson R44 Aerius Limited
HZU Aerospatiale AS 350B Aerius Limited
IIJ Guimbial Cabri G2 Velocity2 Aviation Limited
IKK MBB  BO 105 DBS-4 Specialist Helicopter Solutions Limited 
IMF Robinson R44 II Aspiring Aviation Limited 
INK Brantly B-2B Gumboot Airways Limited Stored in Flight Care
IPR McDonnel Douglas 501 N Opotiki Helicopters NZ Limited  Stored 
ISR Agusta  AW119 MkII Heli Solutions Limited
IWH Robinson R44 II Finlayson
JAT Pipistrel  Alpha Trainer Solo Wings Ltd
JCX Quad City Challenger II Mr A S Christiansen 
JDO Airborne Windsports Edge 582 Mr K A Ellett
JEY Cessna 172N Bettley
JIL Hawker Hunter FR74S Clevedon Aviation Ltd  Stored in classic Flyers
JLL Polaris FIB 503 Mr S E Kafka 
JLT Vans RV-7A J.L.Talbot
JMV NZ Aerospace CT/4B Airtrainer CT 4 B Limited
JOY Cessna 182Q Skytrack Aviation Limited 
JQM Fisher Aero Corp Horizon II Mr F P Reinecke
JQZ Quad City Challenger II Mr F P Reinecke
JTL Cessna A-37B Dragonfly Jet Trainers Limited
KCD Jodel D.11 Divehall
KCH Solo Wings Windlass Aquilla Mr C F Alexander
KID Cessna A152 Heli 7 Ltd
KMK Cessna 180 Matahui Airlines Limited
KTT De Havilland DH 104 Dove 1B NZ Historic Aircraft Trust
LET Rutan Long-EZ Tacan NZ Limited
LHC Harris CASH Aviation  Model 3 Mr L M Harris
LHL Cessna 425 Conquest I Heli Resources (2012) Ltd  Minus Engines
LUV Solo Wings Windlass Aquilla Solo Wings Ltd
MDD AutoGyro Europe Calidus fern Mr D Dallmeier 
MEL Tecnam P2002-JF Mr M E Lobb 
MHL Cessna 206H Chapman
MJD Titan T-51 Mustang Mr M J Dean 
MJY Piper PA-28RT-201T JADA Investments
MKH AutoGyro  Cavalon Mr H T Kitzhoefer 
MKP Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair III Persson
MPC Titan T-51 Mustang Martin Paul Cantlon 
MPG Piper PA-46 Malibu Fairway Air
MRM Vans RV-8 Mr M Gordon 
MSM Maule M-5-235C J B & C A Brunskill
MSR Murphy  SR2500 Super Rebel Cardinal Partnership 
MTY Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
MUL Maule MX-7-180A Mr S P Anderson 
MYT Bruce Walker Custom/Skylark Mr B H Walker 
MZM AutoGyro Europe Calidus fern Mr R J B Willis
NPL Cessna A152 Tauranga Aero Club (Inc) 
OHF AutoGyro  Calidus N R & M W Smith
OLI Beech 76 Gilles
ORR Dyn' Aero  MCRO1 ULC Mr R A Dawson 
OSL Beech 58 Air Force One Limited
PEC Hatz CB2 Mr J C Martin 
PIW Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
PIX Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
PJE AutoGyro  Cavalon P J Simpson
PNE Piper PA-25 Tauranga Gliding Club (Inc)
POG Europa Aviation Inc Europa Tri Gear Mr J C Martin 
PPG Tecnam P96 Golf Mr D C Trust 
PWG Sisler  Sea & Sky Cygnet Mr D A Holmes
RAY Montgomerie Bensen B8MR Bond
RCP Aero Sport Kahu Aero Sport International Limited
RDJ Cessna 182Q The Old Lake Trust
RFX Vans RV 7A Mr D J Trust 
RGG AutoGyro Europe MT03 eagle Gyrate NZ Limited 
RJW AutoGyro Europe MT03 eagle Mr R J Wagner 
RPM Cessna U206F Tam Flight Ltd
RRV Vans RV 7A R McAinch & A Thompson 
RTA Grumman G-164A Goodin McKay Limited 
RVB Vans RV-4 Mr B S Bowen
RVF Vans RV 6A Cardinal Partnership
RVV Vans RV-4 Tauranga Aeroplane Company
SCJ Jodel D.18 Bjarnesen
SET Grumman American AA-5A Reid Aviation Limited 
SRG Tecnam P2002 Sierra RG Neil J And Lorna A Ashton Partnership 
TAB Cessna 172N Sunair Aviation Ltd
TAE Cessna 150M Cessna T.A.E Limited
TAZ De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T10 Gordon
TCG Autogyro Europe MT3 Eagle Gyrate NZ Limited
TDM Piper PA-23-250 Sunair Aviation Ltd
TEK Tecnam P96 Golf Tauranga Tecnam Syndicate
TES Tecnam P92 Echo Super Mr M Gordon
TJH Robin R 3000/160 Paul And Lyn Taylor Family Trust 
TJK Micro Aviation Bantam B22J Fowler
TLP Pazmany PL-2 Parker
TMR Grumman American AA-5A Reid Aviation Limited 
TPZ Flight Designs CTLS Mr J P Schulze
TSI Tecnam P2004 Bravo Alexander Dismantled 
TWL Rans S-6ES Coyote II Mr G G Iles
USA Boeing B75N1-Stearman Mr M J Dean
USN Boeing B75N1-Stearman Mr M P Cantlon
VBA ELA Aviacion ELA 07R Mr B Murphy
VPM VPM   VPM M16 Tandem Trainer Gyrate NZ Limited
VTE Tecnam P92 Echo Classic Mr G S Thompson 
WBF Tecnam P2002 Sierra Smylie
WFI Nord 1002 In Touch Travel Limited
WGE Cessna 172K Adventure Aviation 2011 Limited 
WTW NuWaco T-10 Mr M P Cantlon
WWH Cessna U206G Adventure Aviation 2011 Limited
XAF Boeing-Stearman E75 Stearman 03 Limited
XXI AESL Airtourer T3A Airtourer Air Charter ltd
YAC Yakovlev Yak-52 Yak 52 Limited
YKV Yakovlev Yak-55M Mr S S Geard 




Thursday, 21 January 2016

TAURANGA AIRSHOW

The Tauranga airshow this year has been split into two afternoon / evening shows.
First up is this Saturday, with one of the feature aircraft is ZK-TBE  Grumman TBM-3E  Avenger
The pics here were taken on arivel today at 7pm.

Pics by THE HAIRY MOLE RAT










Monday, 18 January 2016

WALSH MEMORIAL FLYING SCHOOL 50TH

For the past 50 years the Walsh Flying School for scouts has been held at Matamata airfield.
This year a flying display was held on the Saturday ,all aircraft and pilots gave there time for free .
This was a closed event not open to the public . I was lucky enough to go and take pics of the day.
Here are a few samples .

Pics by THE HAIRY MOLE RAT