18 August 2013

25 years ago - August 1988

Photos of the month were undoubtedly Canterbury Planes' Grumman Goose ZK-ENY. This short lived operation operated scenic flights over Banks Peninsula and to Akaroa. ZK-ENY was taken at Christchurch on 12 August 1988.

On the 7 August 1988 Jodel D11 ZK-EEH and the Canterbury Aero Club's Piper Pa28 Warrior ZK-EIM were photographed at Timaru.

On 12 August 1988 Hughes 500C ZK-HLN wasn't going here anywhere fast while the following day, 13 August 1988, Hughes 300 ZK-HQY was making a flying visit to Greymouth

Piper Pa28-140 Cherokee ZK-CUY and Hughes 500D ZK-HSD were are at Timaru on 16 August 1988...

...as was Fokker F27-500 Friendship ZK-NFE and Piper Pa32 Saratoga ZK-TIM

The following day, 17 August 1988, Fokker Friendship ZK-NFB (above) was doing the midday flight from Wellington to Timaru while on 19 August 1988 it was ZK-NFH (below)

On 27 August 1988 Beech Sundowner ZK-ECD and Bell Jetranger ZK-HVH were parked at Drake Aviation at Christhurch.

On 28 August 1988 Boeing 737-100 ZK-NEB (above) and Boeing 737-200 ZK-NEE (below) were operating Ansett NZ services from Christchurch

...while back in Timaru Fokker F27-500 Friendship ZK-NFJ was operating the service from Wellington on 30 August 1988


  1. ZK-EIM crashed the very same day you took this picture.