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Yealands Classic Fighters 2017

Omaka Airfield, Blenheim, Marlborough 14th - 17th Apr '17

Yealands Classic Fighters 2017

Easter Weekend 14-16 April
Omaka Airfield, Blenheim, Marlborough
Event: Easter Weekend 14-16 April 2017.

Tickets on sale now 

Certified Self Contained Motorhome and Caravan Parking Available. Gate 720 New Renwick Road.  Shuttles will be available to the event for $5.00 per person, each way.

Parking charges: $25.00 per csc van for the weekend. You must be attending the event.

Parking available from 3.00pm Thursday.

Air show tickets must be obtained before weekend.  Please register for parking to Art Palmer 021-109-2791 or Syd Nally (03) 9720104.

Dogs ok, please keep on a leash at all times.

NOTICE FROM EVENT MANAGER!!! **IF parking in conjunction with a 3-Day Pass onsite (sold out )** Normally all campers enter over the Wither Road ford and head up into the park that way, but with the weather as it is, all campers are to turn down Aerodrome Road and then left through the main car park gate entry opposite Green Lane. Follow the ‘road’; there is a sign on the fence with an arrow. Follow this to another sign which states ‘Camper Van parking, Pre Paid’. This is fenced off but please be careful of the muddy ground. Phone:03  579 1305

Yealands Classic Fighters 2017 promises to be out best show yet! In 2017 we’ll be ‘Racing Through Time’ with aircraft from the pioneering era (pre 1914) right through to the 1930’s classics and post WWII modified fighters, Reno style pylon racing machines. One of the star attractions, making its New Zealand debut is, Steadfast, a high performance modified Russian Yak 3 fighter, which first started its racing career at Reno in 2006 and holds nine world records.

All your favourite aircraft will be back such as the awesome award winning Rolls-Royce Griffon-powered-Spitfire Mk.XIVe, the world’s sole airworthy Avro Anson Mk.1, immaculately restored by Bill and Robyn Reid and we are also hoping to be able to present the public debut of the rebuilt Focke-Wulf Fw190 of the Chariots of Fire Fighter Collection. It just wouldn’t be a Classic Fighter’s Airshow without the Fokkers. In 2015 we had an eight-Fokker tri-plane formation, the first time since WW1, we broke our own World Record of seven!

Yealands Classic Fighters is more than just an air show. As well as over 100 aircraft participating, there will be mock airfield attacks supported by ground theatre and pyrotechnics plus great musical entertainment, fantastic Marlborough wine and food, merchandise stalls, a kid’s fun zone and a grand array of classic cars.

Gates open at 8.00am on all three days. The Friday twilight show commences around 5pm and on Saturday and Sunday the programme runs from 10am-4pm.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/classicfightersomaka/
Event Tickets available online and the Marlborough i-Sites.

Full Website www.classicfighters.co.nz

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