RAF (Rotary Air Force) 2000 GTX SE ZK-RCO (msn H2-97-8-303), bought from Jim Service of Palmerston by B C (Rusty) Russell of Whangarei, was trailered from Nelson, where the owner was undertaking gyro flight training, to Dargaville late in May and awaits its first flight from there.
First registered on 12-02-1998 for P D King of Te Puna, passing to Mount Aviation at Tauranga on 01-07-1998. It suffered a rollover in gusty conditions at Tauranga on 20 October 1999. It went down to Dave Taylor at Taieri in March of 2000 and then to Jim Service of Palmerston on 20-08-2003
Above is a view of behind the scene plumbing being worked on at Taieri on 17-10-2008.