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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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Sep27

Successful first flight

Posted on Sep 27 by

A bit late on this one but for those of you that don’t know Brian Halls T28 had a successful first flight yesterday with Dave Brown at the helm. This is 16 years since this...

Sep22

Signed Off

Posted on Sep 22 by

The day has come, yesterday Gary Leach from NZCAA issued the C of A so the mighty R2000 powered T28 can begin test flying. Congratulations to Brian Hall and Kevin...

Jul13

Around the hangar.

Posted on Jul 13 by

Since we shifted in to the Hangar in December we have been continuing to develop and improve the facilities. This work has involved the general clean up, painting of floors and...