Saturday, December 20, 2008

Wings Over Wairarapa 09

The biennial Wings Over Wairarapa airshow is to be held at Masterton [Hood] Aerodrome on 17 & 18 January 2009 [this happens to be the Wellington Anniversary Day holiday]!

I went to this show last time it was held 2 years ago, and thoroughly enjoyed myself. I'd certainly recommend it this time around!

I've had a look at the website [] and it looks like a very exciting show is planned. In addition to a range of World War One, World War Two and inter-war aircraft, there will be displays by the Royal New Zealand Air Force, and a range of other post-war designs. The website indicates that over 70 aircraft types will be participating in the display over the 2 days!

A highlight this time around is certain to be Doug Brooker's two-seat Spitfire Mk 1X. In fact, the website indicates that there may be a second Spitfire in attendance if the engineers can finish the restoration in time. Wow!!!

Check out the website for more details including entry costs and how to get there.


Chris Nielsen said...

Hey Rodney! I'll be there, come hell or high water (or more precisely, come BFR !! )

Rodney said...

Hi Chris! Sounds good - see you there. Do you have my mobile number [Euan has it if you don't or send me an email]?

Chris Nielsen said...
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Chris Nielsen said...

I'll be there, but I won't be covered in cameras or looking quite so completely nerdy. No, wait, I will :-)