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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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Happy owner.

Posted on May 26 by

A gloomy day at Ardmore couldn’t dampen the smile on David Lanes face as he taxied around the airfield and then for the first time got to see his aircraft fly. A few final...


B5N2 Kate.

Posted on Apr 22 by

Well ┬áthe word seems to be out now well and truly, Pacific Aviation Museum in Hawaii have unveiled the remains of the “Kate” that was surrendered to the RNZAF at...


New Year / New hangar update.

Posted on Jan 18 by

The dust is finally starting to settle from the hangar shift and work continues around the sorting out hangar improvements. The roof is being painted in sections to improve the...