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Open Daily 9.30am to 4.30pm

Current Projects

RNZAF Queen Mary trailer under restoration at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Aug 2020.
Queen Mary Trailer

This 3-tonne semi-trailer was designed and built in Britain by Tasker Trailers specifically for the recovery of aircraft parts and wreckage. It is being restored to its original condition while in service with the RNZAF.

Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Catalina

The Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Catalina fuselage is the latest aircraft from our Collection to undergo a detailed conservation programme.

Project Supervisor PJ Smith and Airframe Technician Cpl Tim De Roo from the Museum’s conservation team assess the present state of Vildebeest NZ102 prior to recommencing work on the aircraft.
Vickers Vildebeest Mk.III

The Air Force Museum has resumed one of its most exciting historic aircraft rebuilds – a Vickers Vildebeest biplane from the RNZAF’s earliest days.

Open daily from 9.30am to 4.30pm (except Christmas Day)
Entry to the Museum is free, donations are appreciated.

45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch | 03 343 9532

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