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Welcome to our web site. We are a full time, 100% dedicated facility specialising in the restoration and maintenance of ex-military and historical aircraft. While we are best known for our work on the Curtiss P-40 family of aircraft, we have the capability to complete any other piston engine Warbird. Restoration and maintenance of other aircraft types has encompassed the following; The rare Lavochkin La-9, Yak 3, Corsair, Strikemaster, P51 Mustang, Hawker Tempest MkII, T6 Harvards.


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Warbird Radio

Posted on Mar 15 by

Thanks to Dave Homewood for having me as his guest yesterday on Warbird radio live. below is a link if any of you wish to listen in. Well I think I have posted the link. Wings...


All Gone

Posted on Feb 9 by

A beautiful Friday morning and all 3 of the containers have just left containing what was half of New Zealand’s servicable Strikemaster fleet. The tarmac is now clear and...


Our shrinking flightline

Posted on Jan 23 by

I know you should never say never but I will go out on a limb and say that I don’t think we will ever see 3 serviceable Strikemasters on the same bit of tarmac in New...