Warbird Adventure Rides Limited
Welcome to Warbird Adventure Rides Limited. 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 (WAR) 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.
WAR operates three iconic WW II aircraft:
The AT-6 Harvard, this aircraft is affectionally known from the period as the “pilot maker”, having been used as an advanced training aircraft to train most allied pilots.
The Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk. The P-40 was the United States frontline pursuit aircraft at the outbreak of the Pacific War with the surprise Japanese Attack against Pearl Harbor Hawaii on 6th December 1941. Known as the Kittyhawk in Commonwealth Services the P-40 was the frontline fighter for the New Zealand and Australian Air Forces in the Pacific and South West Pacific Theatres (New Guinea) in the early part of the Pacific War. It is generally acknowledged that the Kittyhawk stopped the Japanese advance in New Guinea in action at Milne Bay, '25 August - 7 September 1942'.
The Supermarine Spitfire. The Spitfire is the Iconic British aircraft of World War Two, made famous in the Battle of Britain and in every European theatre thereafter. WAR is able to offer rides in one of a few worldwide two seat versions of this aircraft.
At WAR we understand that customers have different aspirations. Accordingly we offer a variety of flight opportunities from non aerobatic city scenic rides to aerobatic flights and everything in between. This is your flight and we will tailor it to your requirements.
Whatever your wish WAR has a flight experience to realise it.
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