Welcome

To Warbirds Adventure Rides

We are a new Company realising old Dreams, the opportunity to experience the thrill of flight in a World War II fighter aircraft. This has been made possible by the recent Civil Aviation Authority legislation which enables Adventure Aviation Flights.

Warbirds Adventure Rides is certificated under CAA Part 115 Rules to conduct Adventure Aviation flights. To the customer this ensures our operations are authorised by CAA to ensure personal safety and strict compliance with NZ Civil Aviation Authority rules.

Warbirds Adventure Rides operates three iconic WW II aircraft: The AT-6 Harvard, The Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk and The Supermarine Spitfire

Kittyhawk
ZK-CAG Currawong

Ground Attack Aircraft

The Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk is an American single-engined, single-seat, all-metal fighter and ground-attack aircraft that first flew in 1938.

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Harvard
T-6 ZK TVI

Trainer aircraft

During World War II the Harvard was the advanced trainer pilots had to master before progressing onto frontline fighters. It served this role in the Commonwealth and United States Forces, thereby becoming one of the unsung heroes of this era.

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Spitfire
TR Mk IX ZK-WDQ

Iconic British Aircraft

The Spitfire origins can be traced to the Schneider Trophy air races of 1930’s where it was conceived as the Supermarine S.6B . This successful racing aircraft was the basis for the development of the Type 300 experimental fighter which flew for the first time on 5th March 1936.

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