24 March 2012

25 Years Ago - March 1987

Boeing 727-2U5 V8-BGI of Royal Brunei Airlines was a rare visitor to Christchurch. Photo taken on 4 March 1987 by S Lowe

Meanwhile later in the day the weather had improved for the arrival of Australian Airlines Boeing 727-276 VH-TBP at Christchurch on its weekly flight from Hobart. Photo : S Lowe

Being prepared for its delivery to Eurocity Express was Newmans Air DHC Dash 7 ZK-NEX. It became G-BNGF. Photo taken at Christchurch on 8 March 1987 by S Lowe  

Air Safaris GAF N24A Nomad ZK-NME arriving at Christchurch on 8 March 1987 to fly tourists from a cruise liner over Mount Cook. It is still wearing its Polynesian Airlines colours with whom it had operated as 5W-FAT. Photo : S Lowe

NZ Forest Products Piper Pa31T3 1040 Cheyenne at Rotorua on 25 March 1987. This machine also operated an Auckland-Tokoroa air service - see http://3rdlevelnz.blogspot.co.nz/2010/06/forestry-towns-businessliners.html.  Photo : S Lowe

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