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Warbirds WOW crowds in Wanaka.
[27 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Warbirds WOW crowds in Wanaka. ]

The RAAF never fail to deliver with their aerobatic displays.

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Airforce shows of new helicopters.
Airforce shows of new helicopters.
[13 May 2011 | Comments Off on Airforce shows of new helicopters. ]

Newstalk ZB reported today that the the Air Force’s new helicopters will go on show at Ohakea Air Base for the public to view today.

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John Travolta to attend Qantas 90th!
John Travolta to attend Qantas 90th!
[9 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on John Travolta to attend Qantas 90th! ]

Qantas Ambassador-at-Large John Travolta will be welcomed to Melbourne by theCEO of Qantas, Alan Joyce, on Saturday 13 November.

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High flying All Blacks Captain auctions flight.
[1 Nov 2010 | One Comment ]

Richie McCaw is known for his love of aviation so it’s no surprise to see his face against an online fund riser for the Canterbury Gliding Club.

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Ever wanted your own Strikemaster Jet?
[5 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Ever wanted your own Strikemaster Jet? ]

Ever wanted to know what it’s like to fly your own classic aircraft? Well for around $148,000 you could be sitting in the cockpit of your own Strikemaster Jet.

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Queenstown airport begins terminal expansion.
[3 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on Queenstown airport begins terminal expansion. ]

The increase of passengers to the Queenstown area has given the airport operators the opportunity to expand part of their baggage handling services. A new building that will be starting soon is expected to optimise passenger handling.

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Pilot lands plane with only one wing.
[17 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Pilot lands plane with only one wing. ]

There are many videos on the internet that you can clearly see are ‘fakes’ but this video from AvWeb.com really made me sit up and think what a lucky guy 22 year old Dino Moline was.

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New Virgin Atlantic 747 Paint job.
[10 Aug 2010 | One Comment ]

Wile trolling though the abundant supply of aviation videos on YouTube I came across this one. It’s a time laps of a 747 getting a new paint job.

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Should you go flying into fog?
Should you go flying into fog?
[30 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Should you go flying into fog? ]

This morning I looked out my window to see nothing but a grey blanket of fog covering the ground. It reminded me of a cold hard lesson I’d been taught by my flying instructor back when I was training for my Private Pilots Licence.

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The caa.govt.nz website goes offline.
[24 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on The caa.govt.nz website goes offline. ]

If you have been trying to load the CAA’s website this week you’d either been served an error message or have a “Not found” error or a “Connection error.”

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