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Photo ID 169102 by rinze de vries. USA Navy Consolidated PBY 5A Catalina, 48334
Photo ID: 169102
This PBY-5A (BuAerNo.48334) had originally been intended as a spares source for ZK-PBY, but is now on display at Tauranga. The hull has been restored with bow and blister turrets put back in position and is finished as a San Diego-based USN Catalina.
Photo ID 169057 by rinze de vries. New Zealand Air Force De Havilland DH 104 Devon, NZ1802
Photo ID: 169057
The RNZAF received its first two Devons (built as civil Doves) in June and December 1948 for VIP duties with the General Purpose Flight and 42 Squadron at Ohakea. RNZAF Devon remained in service until 1977. NZ1802 became ZK-UFO in October 1977.
Photo ID 168875 by rinze de vries. New Zealand Air Force Aermacchi MB 339CB, NZ6469
Photo ID: 168875
In 2013, nine former RNZAF MB-339s saw their way to Florida for defence contractor Draken International Inc at Lakeland-Linder Apt. Other 14 Squadron machines are on display at various locations in New Zealand, as is NZ6469 at Classic Flyers NZ, Tauranga.
Photo ID 168872 by rinze de vries. Private Classic Flyers NZ Trust Pacific Aerospace Corporation CT 4B Airtrainer, ZK JMV
Photo ID: 168872
NZ1935 was delivered to the RNZAF Central Flying School at Wigram in October 1976. Registered ZK-JMV, the CT4B served briefly with the Massey University School of Aviation at Palmerston North. JMV is currently based at Tauranga Airport.
Photo ID 149430 by rinze de vries. New Zealand Air Force De Havilland DH 100 Vampire FB 5, NZ5767
Photo ID: 149430
NZ5767 had previously served with the RAF as WA374 before transferring to the RNZAF in 1956. The Vampire operated with 14 and 75 Squadrons before conversion to GIA (serial INST.202) at Woodbourne in August 1970. Now at the Classic Flyers Aviation Museum.
Photo ID 149429 by rinze de vries. Switzerland Air Force De Havilland DH 112 Venom FB54, J 1799
Photo ID: 149429
Former Swiss Flugwaffe J-1799 came to New Zealand in 1992 and made her first flight from Ardmore on 23 January 1993. The Venom was damaged in a landing accident at Masterton on 21 January 2011. After spares reclamation she is now on static display.
Photo ID 149371 by rinze de vries. New Zealand Air Force Douglas A 4K Skyhawk, NZ6201
Photo ID: 149371
After disbandment of the RNZAF Air Combat Force in December 2001, NZ6201 (ex BuAerNo. 157904) was flown from Ohakea to Woodbourne for storage. A handful of Skyhawks found their way to museums throughout the country, '01' coming to Tauranga on 21 May 2012.
Photo ID 146924 by rinze de vries. USA Air Force North American F 86F Sabre, 51 13496
Photo ID: 146924
This former Iranian and Ethiopian Sabre came to New Zealand in 2004 and represents F-86F-1-NA 51-2910, as flown by Korean War ace Capt. Joseph M. McConnell, 39FIS, 51FIW at Suwon AB, who shot down 16 MiG-15's within the first four months of 1953.
Photo ID 133735 by Patrick Weis. Private Classic Flyers NZ Trust Pacific Aerospace Corporation CT 4B Airtrainer, ZK JMV
Photo ID 133734 by Patrick Weis. Private Classic Flyers NZ Trust Boeing PT 13D Kaydet, ZK XAF
Photo ID: 133734
Photo ID 131448 by Patrick Weis. Private Classic Flyers Trust North American AT 6D Harvard Mk3, ZK ENC
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