To Hastings and back!

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This past weekend I was in Hastings for Flying NZ’s annual Cook Strait regional competitions. These were hosted by the friendly team at Hawkes Bay and East Coast Aero Club at their fantastic facility near… Hastings [obviously!]. This year I was the Event Director, which as one wise More...

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By admin On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Flying The Famous Abby Nelson!

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Well she is to us anyway; famous.  My oldest daughter, Abby, has been dancing for quite a few years now and last fall she auditioned to be a company member More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Sunday in Hastings

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sunday in Hastings was a relaxing day after the Saturday competitions. After a lazy start, I went for a walk around parts of central Hastings [it’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Competition aircraft

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As mentioned in an earlier post, as the Event Director for the competitions, I didn’t have time to take a lot of photos. There were plenty taken by More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Wow, 6 Years Ago We Became Airplane Owners!!!

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It’s hard to believe that we have been airplane owners for six years now.  When we bought our Piper Arrow, N7627D, I was a VFR only rated pilot with More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Kawasaki C-2 at Wellington

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Tuesday 28 November saw a visit to Wellington of a JASDF [Japan Air Self Defense Force] operated Kawasaki C-2, registration 68-1203. This is a first of More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Alliance Airlines Fokker F27 Mk 50

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Here’s a picture of the Alliance Airlines-operated Fokker F27 Mk 50, VH-FKO, which is flying tourists around the country. It’s parked outside More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Almost Time For Spring Break!

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It has been a looooooong time since I went flying with just my copilot.  So today I picked up Abby from school and headed to the airport.  Most of the More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Dassault Falcon 2000EX

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Today’s unique visitor to Wellington was this Dassault Falcon 2000EX, D-BIKA. I don’t know the details of why it was here but it headed off to More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Samoa Airways at Auckland

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Last Tuesday I spent the best part of the day at Auckland Airport [NZAA] while I waited for some people to arrive from overseas. While there of course I More...

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