Warbirds Over Wanaka: Catalina Flying Boat

Wanaka: Four years, $350,000 and 10,000 volunteer hours later, New Zealand’s only airworthy Catalina Flying Boat has taken to the skies again in preparation for display at this Easter’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. Catalina chief pilot, Brett Emeny says it was a big moment for the team which has worked tirelessly on what turned … Dowiedz się więcej

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force: 20 Years in the Making

2016 marks 20 years since the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force opened May 14, 1996. But, the dream of the museum started before that. Here is an artist’s rendering of what we now recognize as the Museum we’re in today. This year we will be looking back at different moments from 20 … Dowiedz się więcej

Wanaka: Guns Armed

Wanaka: Visitors to the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow next Easter will be treated to a display which has never been performed at any other airshow in the world. Auckland-based pilot Liz Needham will be at the controls of a P-40 Kittyhawk aircraft as she strafes the airfield with six x .50 calibre machine guns. … Dowiedz się więcej