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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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T28 Prop on.

Posted on Apr 1 by

As you can see by the photo the prop has been fitted to the Trojan, with the engine cowls now on as well it gives the aircraft real presence. Engine runs to come in the next day...


T28 in the sun.

Posted on Mar 12 by

For the first time in a little while the now freshly painted T28 sits outside in the sun on the Ardmore tarmac. Re-fitment of the many surfaces, doors and panels starts today.


Strikemaster 72 Annual.

Posted on Mar 10 by

Strikemaster 72 after it’s first years flying back in New Zealand starts its annual servicing today. Check current maintenance on the website for details.