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Wellington Aero Club Holds 80th Anniversary Open Day

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Wellington Aero Club Holds 80th Anniversary Open Day

The Wellington Aero Club is opening its doors to the public this Saturday, and they've got got some very special planes coming along for an up-close look.

These include:

* a WW2 Catalina flying boat - the only one in NZ & the only airworthy one in Australasia (10am-2pm);

* either a WW2 P40 Kittyhawk or Corsair;

* one, maybe two, Chinese WW2 Nanchang trainers (you might have seen one flying around here a fair bit lately - it's based here in Wellington);

* an Air NZ 737 (from 1pm);

* the Westpac Rescue Helicopter & Community Trust Air Ambulance;

* aero club training aeroplanes;

* an RNZAF Air Trainer;

* Helipro helicopter (with scenic flights);

* scenic and trial flights in club aeroplanes;

* and more!

There'll also be aerobatic displays, Learn to Fly seminars, plus spot prizes of free trial flights, and coffee!

Wellington Aero Club's 80th Jubilee Open Day

10am-4pm Saturday 27 March

Wellington Aero Club, 246 Coutts St, Rongotai (opposite side of runway to the main terminals)

Gold coin entry

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