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  • F-18 HORNET

    The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine supersonic, all-weather carrier-capable multi-role combat jet. Designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft, the Hornet is used by the United States Navy and Marine Corps.

  • F-14 TOMCAT

    Famous for it's role in Top Gun, the F-14 Tomcat is one of the most potent and capable aircraft ever built. Initially designed to counter long-range/high-speed bombers, the Tomcat went on to become a precision strike platform following the Gulf War.

  • AV-8B HARRIER

    The AV8B or Harrier Jump Jet, is capable of vertical or short takeoff and landings. The aircraft is primarily employed on light attack or multi-role missions, ranging from close air support of ground troops to armed reconnaissance.

  • F-16 VIPER

    The Viper offers the most amazing view with its stunning bubble canopy. Designed for close air support, precision bombing, air defense suppression, reconnaissance and more; few other aircraft can match its versatility, maneuverability and firepower.

  • P-51 MUSTANG

    The North American P-51 Mustang was the result of an American dive-bomber design and a British engine. It became one of the greatest fighters of World War II. Mustang pilots claimed to have destroyed 4,950 enemy aircraft during this war.

  • MK-IX SPITFIRE

    The mighty Spitfire.  The most widely produced and strategically important British single seat fighter of World War II. The Spitfire's distinctive elliptical wing with cutting edge sunken rivets was designed to have the thinnest possible cross-section, helping give the aircraft a higher top speed than several other fighters.

  • FOCKEWULF

    FW-190 

    Introduced in 1941, the FW-190 was well respected by Allied pilots.  It was a perfect fighter, fighter - bomber, and anti-tank aircraft. It became the backbone of the Luftwaffe’s Fighter Force.

  • MESSERSCHMITT

    BF 109

    The Me or Bf 109, was Germany’s most important fighter aircraft, both in operational importance and in numbers produced. Difficult to handle on the runway, 10% were lost on take-off and landing.

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Air Side Hangar 7,

Tauranga Airport,

Mount Maunganui

Phone: 07 220 9622

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