The Royal New Zealand Air Force declared its newly acquired Boeing P-8A Poseidon fleet operational on July 1, just weeks before the air arm welcomed its fourth and final example of the US-built maritime patrol aircraft to RNZAF Base Ohakea, near Palmerston North in the Manawatu, on July 17
The Yealands Classic Fighters Airshow was held over the Easter weekend at Omaka, on New Zealand’s South Island. Steve Kilvington was there for Aviation News
In a time of change and fleet recapitalisation, Barry Ambrose visits RNZAF Base Auckland to discover how New Zealand is working to modernise its capabilities, replacing old workhorses with newer, more capable platforms
In this review, we travel to New Zealand and discover what the latest World Update from Microsoft has to offer.
Two of the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s four sensor pod-equipped King Air 350i aircraft were signed off in February to perform operational ISR missions in addition to their existing crew training roles
For 20 years the Royal New Zealand Air Force has operated two Boeing 757s. The aircraft have performed many and varied missions from Antarctica to the Pacific Islands, and from the Middle East to Europe, but a replacement is overdue. Jim Winchester reports