TAP Airlines Set To Launch Direct Flights From Porto to Cape Verde

Tap airlines have completed plans to commence direct flight from Porto to Sal in Cape Verde, with one flight per week.  The flight set to commence on June 20th will depart from Porto on...

Bee Gyroplane

CKE recently posted the photo below on Facebook - thanks for that Bruce.  It is of the Bee Gyroplane as I remember it from the mid 1960s when it was demonstrated at Wellington Airport.  I...

I remember when –

- flying was fun. Here we are outside the Rangitaiki Pub - from memory sometime in 1969. I wonder where they all are now ? I can probably account for the aircraft but alas the people...

Auckland International

A visit to a busy Auckland Airport today offered the Air Chathams DC3C ZK-AWP which has recently been repainted in historic NAC Colours as "Skyliner Kaitaia" And not blogged here before the Napier based...

Airlines get creative with cargo

Airlines are making big changes to how they operate in the face of COVID-19. In addition to the growth of dedicated cargo service—including Atlas Air taking at least one 747 freighter out of storage—airlines...

Cessna 152 ZK-JFY

Jorden Steyn was at the Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School at Matamata Airfield in January 2020, and captured this photo of the Manakau Flying School's Cessna 152 ZK-JFY in a slightly new colour scheme with...

Commercial air traffic down 4.3% in February 2020

Global commercial air traffic tracked by Flightradar24 decreased 4.3% in February compared to 2019. The number of commercial passenger and cargo flights tracked by Flightradar24 dropped even as the total number of flights tracked...

Question Time

A nice easy Question Time to start the 'holidays' Just tell us what type we have - followed by a likely ZK registration ? To help weed out the multitude of correct answers -:-  What...


CMM has been on the prowl at Wanaka Three Ravens rounded up. Three Robinson R44's. ZK-HQA4 (c/n 1369) as listed with Prosser Heli Ag Ltd of Fairlie is on the left. ZK-HCR2 (c/n 0323) is in the middle. ZK-ICA (c/n...

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