“Merchant Enterprise” SAFE AIR ARGOSY ZK-SAE

Posted by Melanie on Jul 23, 2020

  Woodbourne near Blenheim is home to a unique experience, a “Virtual Flight” in the resident Argosy, the last of its kind in the world. This historic twin-boom aircraft is open daily 10-4pm and sits alongside The Runway…read more...

New Zealand Helicopter Heritage Museum

Posted by Melanie on Jul 20, 2020

  Andrew Brian grew up with a great interest in helicopters. In 1965, venison processors & exporters Graham Stewart & Co had started shooting deer from helicopters using the Bell 47 and used his father’s Manuia Springs Hotel in…read more...

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Posted by Melanie on Jun 28, 2020

At Omaka airfield you might be surprised to find such a world class array of aircraft, stories and rare memorabilia, beautifully displayed with realistic and dramatic dioramas, and given the theatrical treatment that the museum has become famous for.…read more...

Spitfires in the UK

Posted by Melanie on Feb 27, 2020

The Spitfire Trail 2020 We always try and take in as much aviation history as possible on our tours and include a good cross section of aircraft,  this year will be our most Spitfire intensive tour to date, probably more Spitfires than any…read more...

Winter of '41 Spitfire and SWA Fine Art

Posted by Melanie on Dec 11, 2018

Our Christmas Aviation Tours  NZ newsletter this year was accompanied by this wonderful picture kindly approved by SWA Fine Art - home to aviation art prints signed by WW2 heroes. It is by artist Philip E West and available on the SWA website…read more...

Royal International Air Tattoo

Posted by Melanie on Oct 22, 2018

  The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) is organised by The Royal Air Force Charitable Trust. The trust is best known for staging the world's largest military airshow at RAF Fairford. The origins of the Air Tattoo stretch back to a…read more...

The Aviator

Posted by Melanie on Aug 26, 2018

We chose a great venue to launch our airshow tours for next year and were happy to see so many friends, past guests and possible future guests. I gave a quick run down of our 2019 tours Avalon & Beyond, Wings over the Outback, Battle of Britain…read more...

Wings over the Outback 2019

Posted by Melanie on Jul 28, 2018

We have been working hard and are happy to offer this unique itinerary in association with Air Adventure Australia. A truly spectacular and exclusive trip. Check out the details on our home page and do please ask if you have any questions.Fly away to…read more...

Tauranga Airshow 2018

Posted by Melanie on Jan 21, 2018

Our local airshow is well worth the day out. A great combination of flying, ground shows and this year a fantastic turn out from the Military Vehicle Club. Lovely to see so many families out and the little future aviation enthusiasts & pilots. For…read more...