Thursday, July 19, 2012

Brilliant achievement! Mark I Avro Anson takes flight! Nelson, New Zealand

 
 The 18th of July saw the maiden flight of the worlds only airworthy Avro Anson Mk1, restored by Bill Reid in Nelson, New Zealand. 

 After a 10 year restoration the only airworthy Mark I Avro Anson takes to the air!

Thank you, Ray!   

Story and photo here:  http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/7306819/Restored-bomber-returns-to-the-skies
 
The 1935 Avro Anson took to the skies in Nelson, NZ, July 18 2012 for its maiden flight after a 10 year restoration. It is a MkI model and was bought in Australia by Bill & Robyn Reid of Nelson. The Reids plan to keep the plane and fly it at air shows across the country.

Sterling work lads!

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