Free Admission
Open Daily 10am to 5pm

Open Cockpit

IT'S BACK!

After a two-year break, our popular Open Cockpit experience is returning...

Sunday, 10 September 2017

 

Open Cockpit

Overview

You’ll receive exclusive time in the pilot’s seat of three of our aircraft.

Choose two of our classic fighters (Spitfire, Mustang or P-40 Kittyhawk), as well as time in one of our iconic ex-RNZAF aircraft (C-47 Dakota or Iroquois helicopter).

What better gift for Dad this Father’s Day, or why not treat yourself? Bookings are essential, and with a maximum number of spaces available, these will operate on a ‘first in, first served’ basis. Make sure you don’t miss out, register online today by completing the form below.

All proceeds from our Open Cockpit event go towards helping preserve our world-class military aviation collection.

Choose from these two
new tailored packages

Standard Open Cockpit Experience - $85

  • Ten minutes in each cockpit of your choice of three aircraft.
  • Open entrance to continuous historic film screenings in our theatre, with up to three friends or family members.
  • A themed gift pack, which includes your own ‘Pilot’s log book’ as well as a number of other special giveaways.

Premium Open Cockpit Experience - $115

  • Ten minutes in each cockpit of your choice of three aircraft.
  • Open entrance to continuous historic film screenings in our theatre, with up to three friends or family members.
  • A themed gift pack, which includes your own ‘Pilot’s log book’ as well as a number of other special giveaways.
  • Your choice of T-shirt from our Museum shop collection.
  • Ticket for our “Mosquito Mission” flight simulator.

Aircraft options

Choose two of the following:

 

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. XVIe

Air Force Museum

North American P-51 Mustang

Air Force Museum

Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk

Kittyhawk

Choose one of the following:

 

 

 

Douglas C-47 Dakota NZ3551

Dakota

Bell UH-1H Iroquois NZ3801

Air Force Museum

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Thank You

Thank You Thank you for registering for our Open Cockpit event. One of our team will contact you shortly to confirm your booking.

Open Cockpit

Don’t miss the unique opportunity to climb into the cockpit of three different aircraft from our collection.

INFO

Open daily from 10am to 5pm (except Christmas Day)
Entry to the Museum is free, donations are appreciated.

45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch | 03 343 9532

We welcome visitors of all abilities

EXHIBITIONS
+ DISPLAYS

  • Memorial Alcove
  • Roll of Honour
  • ATC: 75 Years
  • Canterbury Stories

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