Get into the spirit of this aviation extravaganza including a one way flight on air chathams’ DC3 aircraft for more than just an air show. This action-packed weekend is a must-see biennial event. Don’t be surprised if formations of spitfire, focke-wulf and bi-planes buzz their way across the Marlborough skies just above your grandstand seat. the Omaka Aviation Heritage centre is also well-worth a visit! if you have never been to an Air Show and enjoy action, then this is a weekend for you. book early as spaces are limited -to 20 passengers on the DC3
This morning we depart Auckland on a Air New Zealand Flight. On arrival in Blenheim, visit a local vineyard for lunch and enjoy the wines. Later travel to your Blenheim accommodation. Evening free.
Morning free before transferring to Omaka Airfield on the official practice day. Relax and absorb the ambience and / or visit the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre located adjacent to the airfield. Later enjoy the spectacular Twilight Extreme Show of sunset flying and fireworks – a great beginning to the weekend.
Today is show day with more than 100 display aircraft expected to be participating. Experience mock airfield attacks, supported by ground theatre and pyrotechnics. The aircraft and ground display will impress with WWI airplanes, military vehicles, mock battles and non-stop action. Lunch included.
A day of more non-stop aviation action, time to visit and re-visit, enjoy the day and the grand finale. Return to Blenheim for your Farewell Dinner.
Morning departure on Air Chathams’ meticulously well-maintained warbird – a Douglas DC3. The DC3 is a dream way to travel,with large ‘skyliner’ windows and comfortable seating. Be one of only 20 passengers on this must-do experience and enjoy flying like it was in the ‘good old days.’ Arrive into Auckland late morning.
Four nights’ in comfortable Blenheim accommodation
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Auckland - Auckland
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• To ensure the tour is enjoyable for the whole group a good
standard of fitness is required
• Mobility frames are not practical or permitted
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