Nearly 8 years apart, both these photos are taken at Murray Hagen’s home near Manapouri.
Murray and his mate, Danie Gouws, built two Shadow B-D kits in his large shearing shed. Murray’s Shadow microlight aircraft first flew in 1989 as ZK-KLH. while Danie’s plane was registered as ZK-TTE (after Tuatapere, the nearest town)
So here it is, the same Shadow, but considerably restored and improved. Almost everything has been dismantled and re-assembled, with repairs as necessary.
The ‘points’ ignition Rotax 532 has been replaced by a new Rotax 582 with dual CDI system. Larger radiators for better cooling. Larger footwell for rear passenger. Landing gear uprated from 395kg to 450kg. Extra side windows.