Air Force Red Checkers Over Sumner Beach

7 February 2013

The Air Force’s formation aerobatics team, The Red Checkers, will showcase its flying skills by performing a formation flying display over Sumner Beach to support the Coast to Coast Classic multi-sport race this Saturday.

The display recognises the close association that Christchurch has with the Air Force, with the RNZAF Air Movements Unit at Harewood and the Air Force Museum at Wigram, tangible links with current operations.


What: Red Checkers aerobatic display (weather and serviceability permitting).

Where: Over Sumner Beach

When: Saturday, 9 February 2013, 4:00pm

Visit 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.

This page was last reviewed on 7 February 2013.