Hi Everyone another year has gone by and we are stepping forward and could do with some help.
We have at last our hangar, but have work to be done. Anyone who has contacts with a roofer or concrete layer please let us know. We need painters as well.
We have had 2 good donations from the Stevenson Trust and the Pikes Point Trust, and the Pegasus Flying Trust ATC truely appreciate their support as we do also from TOPHALF Airconditioning sponsor us with re location funding for the units of Auckland to relocate the Grob at no cost to the ATC Squadrons.
No 40 SQN engineering RNZAF have done a fabulous job on our ground engineering trainer.I wish to note it is borrowed from the Trust to allow them to use it for their "School to the Skies" The Trust is very pround to be able to support them with a airframe trainer and it is next due to be used at OHAKEA for young interested course students.
Our Grob was relocated yesterday from Matamata to Auckland,(a very bad storm is on the way)being a bit challenging with the many rain showers encountered on the way home.
We had a very challenging year having been grounded due to weather for almost 6 months.Having had the grob on the ground has been expensive as water entry cost a lot having had to replace the transponder,the radio etc,but we hope this is all behind now with a fixed location in a hanger.The Trust would like volunteers to join our team as more hands will really help.
You dont need to be a pilot but just be a handy person will be most useful.
We have 1 Committee meeting a month at the Howick RSA.
Please give me a call for more info 0274897305- Happy new year