20 October 2011

25 years ago... October 1986

One of my projects at present is scanning all my negative into the computer... Here is a glimpse at what was happening 25 years ago.

A realtively rare visitor to Christchurch was Mount Cook Line BN Islander ZK-MCD. Photo taken on 2 October 1986 by S Lowe
De Havilland Devon ZK-RNG at Christchurch on 12 October 1986... Photo taken when the Aero Club will still let you through by S Lowe
Jumbos were relatively common still in Christchurch. Above Qantas Boeing 747-200 VH-EBK in Air Pacific colours on 19 October 1986 and below Air New Zealand Boeing 747-200 ZK-NZX on 20 October 1986. Photos : S Lowe

Southern Cross Airways' Cessna 421 Golden Eagle on a charter to Christchurch on 20 October 1986. Photo : S Lowe.
A long way from home... Ski-equipped Greenlandair Charter DHC Twin Otter OY-POF at Christchurch on 25 October 1986. Photo : S Lowe
Mount Cook Airline were using the Calibration Flight's Fokker Friendship ZK-DCB. Photo taken at Christchurch at the long gone Mount Cook/Canterbury Aero Club hangar on 29 October 1986. Photo : S Lowe
A quick sprint from the car to get Sea Bee Air's flight to Auckland leaving Paihia on 31 October 1986. Photo : S Lowe

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