1910's

1920's

1930's

1940's

1950's

1960's

1970's

1980's

1990's

2000's

2010's

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This Timeline mainly covers historic public displays prewar and later airshows containing military, warbird and classic aircraft presence. Other general aviation fly-ins and gatherings of limited public interest such as microlights, homebuilds, aerobatic meets and hang gliding are not necessarily included

 

1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

1980

Te Kowhai Fly In
1980
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
Pitts Special
ZK-EEU
 
Jodel
ZK-JON
 

 

 


 

 

RNZAC Air Pageant
Invercargill Airport, Saturday 1st of March 1980
__________Aircraft_Participant__________
_

de Havilland DH82 Tiger Moth

ZK-BLI

Bryan Cox

Cessna C.152
ZK-
Bryan Cox
Cessna C.172RG II Cutlass
ZK-ETG
Air New Zealand Boeing 737
ZK-
Pitts Special
ZK-
Pam Collings
Airtourer 115
ZK-
Neville Kennard
Hughes 500
ZK-
Richard Hayes

 

 

 


 

 

Aviation Showcase '80
Hamilton Airport, 8th and 9th of November 1980
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer
NZ19__
 
RNZAF Hawker Siddley Andover C.1
NZ762_
 
RNZAF Bell UH-1H Iroquois
NZ38__
 
RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88
NZ63__
 
NZAI Cresco
ZK-LTP ?
 
NZAI Fletcher 400hp
ZK-EMG ?
 
ZK-
 

ZK-

 

 

Included Gliders, hang gliders, sport, vintage, homebuilts, skydiving record attempt - Admission $7


 

1981

Air Force Day 1981
RNZAF Base Ohakea, 28th of February 1981
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

NZ1931

NZ1941

NZ1935

NZ1937

Sqn Ldr Frank Sharp

Flt Lt Frank Parker

Flt Lt Dave Forrest

Sqn Ldr John Bates

RNZAF No. 75 Squadron A-4 Skyhawk "Red and Gold Nothing Special But Quite Good Aerobatic Team" Skyhawks

NZ6208

NZ62??

NZ62??

NZ62??

NZ62??

Wg Comm Graeme Goldsmith

Sqn Ldr Stewart White

Flt Lt John Dick

Flt Lt Gavin Howse

F/O Ian Gore

RNZAF Hawker Siddeley Andover C.1

RNZAF Hawker Siddeley Andover C.1

NZ7621

NZ7623

No. 1 Squadron

RNZAF Lockheed P-3K Orion

RNZAF Lockheed P-3K Orion - static

NZ4201

NZ4202

Sqn Ldr Gordon Ragg and crew

 

RNZAF Lockheed C-130H Hercules

NZ7005

Sqn Ldr Al King and crew
RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk.88
NZ6376
No. 14 Squadron - static
RNZAF Cessna 421C Golden Eagle
NZ7923
No. 42 Squadron
RNZAF Fokker Friendship
NZ2781
NATTS

RNZAF AESL Airtourer T.6

NZ176?
North American Harvard
NZ1015
Flt Lt R. Ginder

RNZAF Bell UH-1H Iroquois

RNZAF Bell UH-1H Iroquois

RNZAF Bell UH-1H Iroquois

RNZAF Bell UH-1H Iroquois

NZ38??

NZ38??

NZ38??

NZ38??

No. 3 Squadron
RNZAF Bell 47G Sioux
NZ37??
No. 3 Squadron
RNZAF Westland Wasp
NZ390?
No. 3 Squadron

USAF McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

USAF McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

78-500

78-508

from Kadena AFB, Japan
USAF McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom
80-310
from Clark AFB, Philippines
USAF Lockheed C-130 Hercules
0534
from Clark AFB, Philippines
USAF Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
23518
from Guam
USAF Boeing C-135
VIP Transport

RAAF GAF Mirage 111O

RAAF GAF Mirage 111O

RAAF GAF Mirage 111O

RAAF GAF Mirage 111O

A3-60

A3-19

A3-22

A3-

F/O B.P. Durieu, from Williamtown

 

 

 

RAAF Canberra B.20
A84-229
from No. 2 Sqn, RAAF Amberley
RAAF General Dynamics F-111C
A8-127
from No. 1 Sqn, RAAF Amberley
RAF Vickers VC-10 - static
XV106
from No. 10 Squadron RAF
North American Harvard
ZK-ENB
de Havilland DH89 Dominie
ZK-AKY
Painted as NZ525
North American Harvard
NZ1034
Static, on flightline as FE-7
McDonnell Douglas A4-K Skyhawk
NZ6203
Static, on flightline
de Havilland DH104 Devon
NZ1813
Static, on flightline
de Havilland DH100 Vampire
NZ5772
Static, on flightline
Avro 626
NZ203
Static, on flightline

 

 


 

1982

RNZAC Air Pageant
Nelson Airport, Saturday 1st of March 1982
__________Aircraft_Participant__________
_
RNZAF Lockheed P-3B Orion
NZ4202

Helicopters (NZ) Ltd SA315B Lama

Helicopters (NZ) Ltd SA315B Lama

ZK-

ZK-

Peter Tait

Jim Wilson

Piper CheyenneII XL
N914BY
Andy Cincric

Rowley Aviation Fu24 Fletcher

Rowley Aviation Fu24 Fletcher

ZK-BHJ

ZK-EMY

Aerospatiale Tampico
ZK-TBA
Chris Barlow

 

 

 


 

Waikato Wing In
Hamilton Airport, 10th and 11th of April 1982
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Ohakea Wings and Wheels
RNZAF Base Ohakea, 17th of April 1982
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

RNZAF Wigram Wheels and Wings Day
RNZAF Base Wigram, 4th of December 1982
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 


Exercise Falcon's Roost Open Day
Rotorua Airport, 11th of December 1982
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk.88
NZ
 
RNZAF Fokker F27 Friendship
NZ
 

 

Static display of 14 Squadron Strikemasters and NATTS Friendship, plus Strikemaster aerobatics and RNZAF Museum Display


 

 

Paraparaumu Airshow
Paraparaumu Airport, Decemberl 1982
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

1983

Air Pageant
Dunedin Airport, 23rd of January 1983
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

RNZAF participation, RAAF F-111 flypast planned


 

 

RNZAF Harvard NZ1015 Solo Aerobatic Display
Wellington, 28th of January 1983
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
RNZAF Central Flying School Historic Flight North American Harvard
NZ1015
 

 

Display Over Wellington Harbour, to promote RNZAF participation in upcoming Paraparaumu airshow the next day


 

 

AACA Air Pageant
Paraparaumu Airport, 29th of January 1983
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

Sqn Ldr Bruce Ferguson

Flt Lt Steve Bone

Flt Lt Malcolm Knox

Flt Lt Colin Pearce

Flt Lt Roger Read

RNZAF Central Flying School Historic Flight North American Harvard
NZ1015
RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88
NZ
RNZAF Fokker F27 Friendship
NZ
RNZAF McDonnell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

NZ

 

Wellington Aero Club and RNZAF participation


 

 

Waikato Aero Club 50th Anniversary Air Pageant
Hamilton Airport, 5th to 6th of March 1983
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Airshow '83
RNZAF Base Whenuapai, 26th and 27th of March 1983
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
     
     
     
     
 

 

 

 

RNZAF Museum Fundraiser


 

 

Kerikeri Air Show
Kerikeri Airport, 3rd of December 1983
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
     
     
     
     
 

 

 

 

RNZAF Museum Fundrasier


 

 

 

Base Open Day, RNZAF Ohakea
RNZAF Base Ohakea, 7th of December 1983
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
Royal Navy Hawker Harrier
   
   
   
   

 

 

 

 


 

 


Air Spectacular
Tokoroa Airport, December 1983?
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF Red Checkers CT/4B Airtrainer

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

 
RNZAF Fokker F27 Friendship
NZ
 
   
   

 

 

 

 


 

1984

Tauranga Aero Club Carnival and Airshow
Mount Maunganui, 6th to 8th of January 1984
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Warbirds Association Mini-Pageant
Whitianga Airport, 7th of January 1984
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Warbirds Association Mini-Pageant
Pauanui Airport, 8th of January 1984
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Kaikohe Airshow
Kaikohe Airport, 5th of February 1984
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Wings and Wheels Ohakea '84
RNZAF Base Ohakea, 19th of February 1984
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Full two hour civil and military flying programme


 

 

Airshow '84
Timaru Airport, 10th of March 1984
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

South Canterbury Aero Club airshow, in conjunction with the RNZAC annual competitions


 

 

Airshow Wigram
RNZAF Base Wigram, 17th and 18th of March 1984
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 



Airshow Nelson
Nelson Airport, 15th of April 1984
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

RNZAF Museum Fundraiser. Friends of RNZAF Museum, Civil and Military displays


 

 

Wellington Airport 25th Anniversary Airshow
Wellington Airport, Rongotai, Wellington, 21st of October 1984
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
McDonnell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk
NZ6210
RNZAF Lockheed P-3B Orion
NZ4202
Rescue Helicopter
ZK-
Peter Button
Air New Zealand Fokker F-27 Friendship
ZK-NAD
Hughes 369D

ZK-

 

 


 

 

1985

Tiger Club Annual Fly-In
Omaka Aerodrome, 26th and 27th of January1985
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Taupo Airshow
Taupo Airport, 27th of January 1985
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Run by Taupo Aero Club


 


Wings and Wheels Wigram
RNZAF Base Wigram, Airport, 27th of January 1985
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
North American P-51D Mustang
ZK-TAF
Trevor Bland
ZK-
ZK-
ZK-

 

 

The public debut of Sir Tim Wallis's P-51D Mustang ZK-TAF


 

 

Wings and Wheels Classic
RNZAF Base Whenuapai, 24th of February 1985
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Paraparaumu Airshow
Paraparaumu Airport, 2nd of March 1985
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Airshow held to mark the openign of the Calibration Flight's new hangar


 


RNZAC Airshow '85
Ardmore Airport, 17th of March 1985
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Combined civil and military display


 

 

Taieri Airshow
Taieri Airport, Dunedin, 30th and 31st of March 1985
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Run by the Otago Aero Club in conjunction with Mosgiel Borough Centenary


 

 

Thames Aero Club 50th Anniversary Airshow
Thames Airport, 13th and 14th of April 1985
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Airshow '85
Hawkes Bay Airport, 21st of April 1985
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

RNZAF Museum Fundraiser


 

1986

Palmerston North Airshow
Milson Airport, Palmerston North, 19th of January 1986
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Part of City of Palmerston North Aviation Week


 

 

New Zealand Helicopter Championships and Airshow
Opotiki Airport, 27th of January 1986
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 



Taieri Airshow
Taieri Airport, 6th to 8th of February 198
6
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Otago Aero Club 60th Anniversary


 

 


RNZAF Wigram Wings and Wheels
RNZAF Base Wigram, 9th of February 1986
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Theme: 'Vintage'


 



RNZAF Wodbourne Open Days
RNZAF Base Woodbourne, 15th and 16th of February 1986
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

RNZAF Museum Fundraiser, Military and Civil Flying Displays


 

 

RNZAF Whenuapai Wings and Wheels
RNZAF Base Whenuapai, 23rd of February 1986
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Wairarapa Wings Airshow
Hood Aerodrome, 9th of March 1986
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 


Gisborne Air Show
Gisborne Airport, 12th of April 1986

Wet Weather Day 13th of April 1986
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Run by Friends of the RNZAF Museum


 

 

Bridge Pa Airshow
Bridge Pa Aerodrome, Hastings, 5th of October 1986
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

This airshow incorporated launch of Piet Van Asch's book "Piet's Eye in the Sky'


 

1987

Tiger Club Annual Fly-in
Ardmore Airport, 24th of January 1987
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Warbirds Airshow
Ardmore Airport, 25th of January 1987
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Classics, Vintage and Veteran Aircraft, Ardmore


 


Rotorua Airshow
Rotorua Airshow, 21st of March 1987
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Organised by Rotorua Aero Club


 

 

PDL Airshow
Christchurch International Airport, 28th and 29th of March 1987
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 


RNZAF 50th Anniversary Celebrations Airshow
RNZAF Base Wigram, 1st of April 1987
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

 

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

 
North American Harvard
NZ1015
Sqn Ldr M. Panther
de Havilland Tiger Moth
NZ662
Flt Lt Edwards
Avro 626

NZ203

W/C John Lanham

 

Included a Ceremonial Review, flypasts including nine Skyhawks and
nine Strikemasters, and official opening of the RNZAF Museum


 

 

RNZAF 50th Anniversary Celebrations Airshow
RNZAF Base Ohakea, 4th and 5th of April 1987
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

 

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

 
North American Harvard
NZ1015
Sqn Ldr M. Panther
 
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

RNZAF 50th Anniversary Celebrations Airshow
RNZAF Base Whenuapai, 11th and 12th of April 1987
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

 

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk. 88

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

NZ

 
North American Harvard
NZ1015
Sqn Ldr M. Panther
 
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Air Show Queenstown
Queenstown Airport, 24th of October 1987
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

Marking the 125th Anniversary of the Wakitapu Basin, with RNZAF, RAAF, local operators and parachuting


 

 

1988

Tiger Club Fly-in
Motueka Airport, 16th and 17th of January 1988
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 



Airshow '88
North Shore Aerodrome, Dairy Flat, 12th of March 1988
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
RNZAF CT/4B Airtrainers('Red Checkers' from RNZAF Wigram)

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

Sqn Ldr Roger Read

Sqn Ldr M. Panther

Flt Lt John Benfell

Flt Lt Murray Wingrove

Flt Lt Ian Wall

Mark Tapp

RNZAF P-3K Orion (No. 5 Squadron RNZAF, from RNZAF Whenuapai)
NZ
Douglas C-47 Dakota
ZK-DAK
de Havilland Venom
ZK-VNM/1

North American P-51D Mustang

ZK-TAF

Roaring Forties Harvard Display Team (of NZ Warbirds)

North American Harvard

North American Harvard

North American Harvard

North American Harvard

North American Harvard

_
_

ZK-

ZK-

ZK-

ZK-

ZK-

_
_

Keith Skilling

John Denton

John Lamont

Robbie Booth

Steve Taylor

Hawker Sea Fury (making it's NZ debut)

ZK-SFR
Rob Booth

de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth

de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth
_

ZK-AIA

ZK-CDU
_

John Pheasant

Tony Renouf with Cheryl 'Rusty' Butterworth as wingwalker

de Havilland Moth Minor

ZK-AKM
Stan Smith
Participation also by the Confederate Air Force
Fletcher Fu-24 954
ZK-JAA
Dave Starr

 

Notes:

This marked North Shore Aero Club's 25th Jubilee


 

 


Wabirds On Parade
Wanaka Airport, Luggate, 2nd of April 1988
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______

RNZAF Red Checkers Aerobatic Team

NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer - Red 1

NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer - Red 2

NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer - Red 3

NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer - Red 4

NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer - Red 5

NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer - Red 6 (Reserve)

 

NZ1943

NZ1944

NZ1933

NZ1936

NZ1934

NZ1932

 

S/Ldr Roger 'RR'Read

S/Ldr Michael 'Merp' Panther

F/Lt John 'Benny' Benfell

F/Lt Mark 'Wing' Wingrove

F/Lt Ian 'Wally' Walls

S/Ldr Hamish 'Hamie' Brice

RNZAF Bell UH-1H Iroquois
From No. 3 Squadron Detachment at RNZAF Base Wigram

NZ3803

S/Ldr Paul Martin

F/Lt Brian L. Coulter

F/Sgt HCM Merv K. Baker

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk.88

RNZAF BAC167 Strikemaster Mk.88

NZ6363

NZ6374

P/O Stephen Alderton

F/Lt Dave Brown

RNZAF Fokker F27 Friendship of NATTS
NZ2783

W/C Noel McKenzie (Pilot)

F/Lt Ian McGregor (2nd Pilot)

F/Lt Dave Ashton (Navigator)

AESL CT/4 Airtrainer Prototype

ZK-DGY

Brian 'B.J.' Rhodes
Auster J.1 Autocrat
ZK-BJL
Tom Middleton
Wilson Neill Ltd BAE125-800B
ZK-TCB
Barry Newsham
Britten Norman Islander
ZK-EVO
Ross Taylor

Cessna U206G Stationair

Cessna U206G Stationair

ZK-EFI

ZK-KPM

Ken Calder

Russell Baker

de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth

de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth NZ1459

de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth

de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth and wing walker

ZK-BLI

ZK-BRB

ZK-BRC

ZK-CDU
_

Sir Peter Elworthy

Tom Middleton

Jules Tapper

Tony Renouf (pilot) and Cheryl 'Rusty' Butterworth on the wing

de Havilland DH89 Dragon Rapide 'Tui'
ZK-AKY
Tom Williams
de Havilland DH112 Venom FB.1 'WE434'
ZK-VNM/1
John Denton

de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk

de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk

ZK-BSV

ZK-DUC

Eddie Cannon-Jones

Simon Spencer-Bower

Warbirds DHC-2 Beaver
ZK-CKH
Peter Rhodes
Douglas C-47 Dakota
ZK-DAK
Bill Howell, Keith Walsh, Paul Radley

Fletcher FU-24/950M

Fletcher FU-24/950

ZK-BHK

ZK-DMO

Bryan Beck

Phil Brown

Air New Zealand Fokker F-27 Friendship
ZK-NFI
Captain Dave Offwood and First Officer Brian Horrell
Glaser Dirks DG-400 motorised glider
ZK-GOM
Bruce Drake
Hawker Sea Fury
ZK-SFR
Robbie Booth

Isaacs Fury II 7/10 scale Replica

Isaacs Fury II 7/10 scale Replica

ZK-JHR

ZK-RFC

Rex Carswell

Dave Simpson

Jodel D.9 Bebe
ZK-AKR
Charlie Kenny

North American Harvard NZ1065

North American Harvard NZ1078

North American Harvard NZ1066

North American Harvard NZ1098

North American Harvard NZ1025

North American Harvard NZ1092

ZK-ENF

ZK-ENG

ZK-ENE

ZK-ENJ

ZK-ENN

ZK-WAR

John Lamont

Steve Taylor

Keith Skilling

John Denton

John Greenstreet

John Peterson

AFC North American P-51D Mustang
ZK-TAF
Trevor Bland
Pilatus PC6 Turbo Porter
ZK-MCT
Phil Cooney
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub
ZK-BTM
Phil Murray
Replica Plans SE.5a 7/10 scale replica
ZK-TOM
Tom Grant
Thorp T-18 Tiger
ZK-KID
Stuart Kidd
Spencer Amphibian Air Car Model 2-12-E
ZK-NMF
Static
Beagle A109 Airedale
ZK-CCW
Static
Aerospatiale AS350B Ecureuil (Squirrel)
ZK-HMY
Bill Black
Hiller UH-12E 'Herbie'
ZK-HBL
Tim Wallis
Hughes 369D Model 500D
ZK-HOT
Tim Wallis
Robinson R22B Beta
ZK-HZT
Doug Maxwell

 

This was the airshow that was the genesis of the now world famous bi-emmial Warbirds Over Wanaka airshow.

This airshow had previously been scheduled for the 9th and 10th of January 1988 but was postponed due to delays in the arival of aircraft


 

 

1989

Wanganui Airshow
Wanganui Airport, February 1989
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
Douglas C-47 Dakota
ZK-DAK
de Havilland DH112 Venom
ZK-VNM
Trevor Bland or John Denton
Hawker Sea Fury
ZK-SFR
Robbie Booth
North American P-51D Mustang

ZK-TAF

Trevor Bland or John Denton

North American Harvard

North American Harvard

North American Harvard

North American Harvard

North American Harvard

ZK-ENG

ZK-ENE

ZK-ENN

ZK-ENF

ZK-WAR

Robbie Booth

Keith Skiilling (Leader)

John Greenstreet

John Lamont

 

Fokker Dr.1 Triplane replica
ZK-FOK
John Lanham
Replica Plans SE.5a replica
ZK-SET
de Havilland DH104 Devon

ZK-KTT

Pitts Special

Pitts Special

ZK-PPS

ZK-FRJ

Isaacs Fury
ZK-
de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth
ZK-AUZ
Hughes 500C

ZK-HPR

Ricky Lucas

Fletcher Fu24

Fletcher Fu24

Fletcher Fu24

ZK-

ZK-

ZK-

Richmond Harding

Don Judd

Mackay George

RNZAF Lockheed C-130H Hercules
NZ7005

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4G Skyhawk

RNZAF McDonell Douglas A-4K Skyhawk

NZ6215

NZ62??

 

 

RNZAF Fokker F-27 Friendship

NZ278?

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

NZ1933

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

NZ19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Warbirds Fly-In
Wanaka Airport, Luggate, Easter 1989
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
AFC de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth
ZK-BRB
Tim Wallis
de Havilland DH104 Devon NZ1808
ZK-KTT
Barry Keay
Warbirds DHC-2 Beaver
ZK-CKH
Peter Rhodes

North American Harvard NZ1065

North American Harvard NZ1078

North American Harvard NZ1098

North American Harvard NZ1025

North American Harvard NZ1092

ZK-ENF

ZK-ENG

ZK-ENJ

ZK-ENN

ZK-WAR

John Lamont

Steve Taylor

Keith Skilling

John Greenstreet

John Peterson

North American P-51D Mustang
ZK-TAF
Trevor Bland
Hughes 369D Model 500D
ZK-HOT
Tim Wallis

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

RNZAF NZAI CT/4B Airtrainer

NZ1931

NZ1932

NZ1934

NZ1936

NZ1939

NZ1941

NZ1942

NZ1943

NZ1946

NZ1947

NZ1948

F/Lt Ricky Smits PTS

F/Lt Chris O'Brien PTS

F/Lt Keith Adair CFS (Solo)

F/Lt Dennis Butler PTS

F/Lt Steve Morrissey PTS

F/Lt Dave Barham PTS

F/Lt Mark Woodhouse PTS

F/Lt Warren Harre PTS

F/Lt John Benfell PTS

F/Lt Ron Thacker CFS

S/Ldr John McWilliam OC PTS

RNZAF Fokker F27 Friendship
NZ2781

F/Lt Terry Paddy

P/O Wayne Wallis

F/O Vaughn Davis

F/Lt Murray Wratt

P/O Alastair Reilly

RNZAF Fokker F27 Friendship

NZ2782

F/Lt Pat McLuskie

F/O Juilan reynolds

P/O Grant Reedy

RNZAF Bell 47G Sioux

RNZAF Bell 47G Sioux

NZ3702

NZ3706

F/Lt Keith Adair

F/Lt Ron Thacker

RNZAF Bell UH-1H Iroquois
NZ3808

F/O Phil Murray

F/O Mark Cook

Master HCM Chris Brownie

 

An Easter display in conjuction with the RNZAF Exercise Wise Owl


 

 

RNZAF Woodbourne 50th Anniversary Airshow Open Day
RNZAF Base Woodbourne, 16th of September 1989
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
RNZAF McDonnell DouglasA-4K Skyhawk 'Kiwi Red' Team

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

W/C John 'Boss' Bates

F/Lt Barry 'Patch' Nelson

F/O Graeme 'Dobbo' Dobson

F/O Craig Mitchell

F/Lt Bruce 'Herb' Keightley

F/Lt Peter King

 
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 


Ohakea 50th Anniversary Airshow Open Day
RNZAF Base Ohakea, 29th of September 1989
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
RNZAF McDonnell DouglasA-4K Skyhawk 'Kiwi Red' Team

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

NZ62

W/C John 'Boss' Bates

F/Lt Barry 'Patch' Nelson

F/O Graeme 'Dobbo' Dobson

F/O Craig Mitchell

F/Lt Bruce 'Herb' Keightley

F/Ltt Peter King

RAAF McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
A
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

NZ Warbirds Hosting Pathfinders Reunion and Devon Open Day
Ardmore Airport, 11th of November 1989
____________Aircraft_Participant_____________
______Pilot_and_Crew______
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 
ZK-
 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


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