31 May 2011

Golden Bay Seneca Almost Ready for Service

Getting ready to head to Golden Bay is Golden Bay Air's new Seneca, ZK-ZAG taken at Ardmore on 31 May 2011. Photo : S Lowe
Due later this week to head south to its new home in Takaka is Golden Bay Air's Piper Pa34-220T Seneca III ZK-ZAG (c/n 34-8333002).

Bob Kerr has sent me the following information on its previous ownership...

As N8239Q
00/11/1982 Piper Aircraft Corp, Vero Beach, Florida

00/01/1983 Piedmont Aviation Inc, Winston Salem, North Carolina
00/03/1984 Carp Co Ltd, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
12/05/1989 Registration cancelled

Reregistered C-GOKS
12/06/1989 816537 Ontario Inc, Burlington, Ontario
13/07/2010 Registration cancelled

Reregistered C-GOKO
13/07/2010 816537 Ontario Inc, Burlington, Ontario…re-registered
29/11/2010 Registration cancelled

Reregistered ZK-ZAG
17/02/2011 Golden Bay Air Ltd, Takaka

Golden Bay Air have ramped up the number of flights they are offering between Takaka and Wellington in the winter months with daily flights Sunday through Friday with an additional flight on both Wednesdays and Fridays. The airline also operates a daily on demand service between Takaka and Karamea.

In addition to the Seneca the company also operates Piper Pa32R-301 Saratoga ZK-ZIG and Piper Pa28-181 Archer.

Congratulations to Richard and the Golden Bay Air team on the new arrival! 

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