29 November 2020

Backyard Bandit

Thanks to Henry who sent in these photos of Embraer Bandeirante ZK-JCM taken in Totara Park, Manukau while on an afternoon stroll exploring new areas in his neighbourhood.

Here is ZK-JCM's history 

ZK-JCM       Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante                                     c/n 110305

PT-SCM       00/00/1980      Embraer, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil

                     00/00/1980      Registration cancelled

N201AE       30/12/1980      Turboquip Partners, Chicago, Illinois

                     30/12/1980      Simmons Airlines Inc, Chicago, Illinois...leased

                     07/10/1988      Registration cancelled

ZK-JCM       12/10/1988      Eagle Aviation Ltd, Hamilton

                     08/12/1989      Eagle Airways Ltd, Hamilton

                     04/04/2003      Registration cancelled as withdrawn from use

                                             Airframe to ANZ Training School

And here it is in service with Eagle Airways...

ZK-JCM at 11 April 1989 still wearing its Simmons Airlines colour scheme.

In Eagle Air's third colour scheme, Embraer Bandeirante ZK-JCM at Hamilton on 2 July 1990

In full Air New Zealand Link colour scheme, Bandeirante ZK-JCM at Napier on 20 January 1992. The Bandeirantes were operating between Napier and Gisborne

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