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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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Out with the old, in with the new.

Posted on Jan 5 by

Year that is. Hangar is full and ready for the Staff to arrive next week. On the servicing front, we finished off last year working on Jets with the 3 Strikemasters all servicable...


Watch out for this.

Posted on Nov 17 by

After undergoing some repairs and a full strip and repaint Strikemaster 72 (ZK-BAC) is almost ready to return to the air. The aircraft has been repainted back to the genuine RNZAF...


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...