7 February 2013
The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s (RNZAF) formation aerobatics team, The Red Checkers, will showcase its flying skills by performing a formation flying display over Tahunanui Beach, Nelson, this Sunday.
The Air Force has a close association with Nelson; Nelson Airport was an RNZAF Station during the Second World War, and the Air Force still conducts a lot of training in the Nelson region.
Red Checkers aerobatic display (weather and serviceability permitting).
Where: Over Tahunanui Beach, Nelson
When: Sunday, 10 February 2013, 12:30pm
Visit www.airforce.mil.nz and click on ‘What’s On / Events’ for the Red Checkers flying schedule in 2013.
Media wishing to interview members of the team, or seeking more information, are requested to contact Squadron Leader Lyn Coromandel, 021 420 899.