New Zealand

US Navy's 'Red Lancers' familiarise the RNZAF with Poseidon ops

The US Navy's VP-10 ‘Red Lancers’ spent the latter part of October at RNZAF Base Ohakea displaying the capabilities of the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to the RNZAF with a single aircraft and nine crew and maintenance staff

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Aeroplane meets... Frank Parker

Long a stalwart of the New Zealand warbird scene, this former ‘Huey’ pilot is highly valued when it comes to test-flying new restorations

New Zealand and US sign space deal

The New Zealand and United States governments have signed a framework agreement that they hope will drive further opportunities in space and enable closer collaboration with NASA

New Zealand's first Poseidon rolls out of paint shop

Boeing has completed the RNZAF's first P-8A Poseidon and rolled the aircraft out of the paint shop at the company’s production facility in Renton, Washington, on the evening of July 21 after being painted up in full RNZAF colours

Large Waco biplane line-up expected at Classic Fighters Airshow

Five Waco Biplanes, representing potentially the largest gathering of the brand ever assembled in Australasia, will be on the flight line at Omaka's Classic Fighters Airshow in New Zealand next Easter.

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Exploring New Zealand's Mount Cook Region

We explore NZA’s Mount Cook Region scenery pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator, which encompasses the area around New Zealand’s tallest and most famous mountain, Mount Cook.

Production of first two RNZAF Poseidons gets underway

The Royal New Zealand Air Force's first and second P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft are now being manufactured by Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems teams in the US

Auckland for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Orbx has announced Landmarks Auckland City Pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

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NZA Simulations’ Nelson Airport

NZA Simulations is a relative newcomer to flight simulation but has certainly arrived on the scene with a bang. The core developer group is made up of four collaborating members, spread across New Zealand and Australia, who combine their 3D modelling expertise and love of aviation to produce airport scenery add-ons for the Microsoft Flight Simulator platform.

New Zealand retires first P-3K2 Orion

The Royal New Zealand Air Force retired its first Lockheed P-3K2 Orion maritime patrol aircraft on September 24, after 55 years of operational service