Marking 10 years since Eyjafjallajökull

Over 4 million people visited on 16 April 2010. The site that day, much like these days, was remarkable for what you didn’t see. Nearly all flights in Europe and across the Atlantic...

The front arrives at NZCH

Christchurch today. Above  "out of the blue" ATR 72-212A ZK-MVZ c/n 1562 on short finals from the north Below "into the black" on even shorter finals into the approaching front. Then came the Emirates Boeing 777-36NER A6-ECO (c/n 37706)  freighter running...

Ruatoria Aero Club 60th Anniversary Flyin Postponed

The following has been advised by the Ruatoria Aero Club: Tena Tatau Due to the growing risk of Covid-19, we have decided to postpone the Ruatoria Aero Club Fly In, 21 March 2020....

Southern visitors at NZRT on Sunday.

Some visitors from down South popped into Rangiora on Sunday after a night at Motueka. ZK-DDE2 (c/n 1479) is the Tecnam Eaglet U/L as listed with Bill Hopcroft of Balfour since April 2014. We got two...

Aviation Angels

The earliest angel was Marie Antoinette (yes, the one who said, “Let them eat bread.” and was subsequently beheaded).  She was a patron of many scientific endeavors which included ballooning.  When the Montgolfier brothers...


As expected activity at the Pauanui airfield has diminished this week but amongst the few visitors was Cessna 172K ZK-DEP which is registered to Hamilton based Flight Club And locally based Just Aircraft Highlander...

New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in February 2020

Each month we send out complete ADS-B receiver kits that include an ADS-B receiver, antennas, and all necessary cabling to qualified hosts. You can apply to host one of our receivers or easily build your own. The more than...

AirAsia X to launch Kuala Lumpur-Tokyo Narita service

AirAsia X to launch Kuala Lumpur-Tokyo Narita service | Aviation Week Network /themes/custom/particle/dist/app-drupal/assets/awn-logo.svg Skip to main content August 22, 2019 Credit: Airbus Malaysian LCC AirAsia X will introduce new direct service from...


Not normally something to get excited about, but with the recent loosening of rules, this was the first day I have been able to get out and see a couple of aircraft flying around.First...

Air Italy to cease operations on February 25

Air Italy announced it will cease operations on 25 February. Air Italy’s fleet has been grounded and all flights from 11 to 25 February will be operated by other carriers on behalf of the...

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