Air Force Red Checkers to perform over the Wairarapa

RNZAF Red Checkers display team OH 09-0022-15

Media Advisory

19 January 2012

The Air Force Red Checkers team will perform an aerobatic display over the Wairarapa on Saturday 21 January as part of The Vintage Aviator Ltd Airshow to be held at Masterton’s Hood Aerodrome.

This performance will mark the start of the Red Checkers display season to celebrate the Air Force’s 75th Anniversary. From January to April the Red Checkers will perform aerobatic displays at events across the North and South Islands.

Performances will include displays at the Tauranga City Airshow in January, GEON Art Deco Weekend in Napier in February, the Air Force’s own Airshow at Ohakea on March 31 and the Warbirds over Wanaka Airshow at Easter.

What: Red Checkers aerobatic display (weather permitting).

Where: Hood Aerodrome.

When: Saturday 21 January (late afternoon/early evening).

Visit and click on ‘What’s On’ for the Red Checkers flying schedule in 2012.


For further information contact David Balham on (04) 496 0296, mobile 021 487 980

This page was last reviewed on 19 January 2012.