News and Events


Every Sat.
Dargaville Aero Club

The place is buzzing every Sat, wet or fine, windy or calm, and the

$10 lunch at 12.30 is good value. Club is on the web at If going as a group please have the courtesy to ring in advance

so the cook expects you.

Contact Murray on 027-478 4308 or the club house on 09-439 8024. 

Every Month 3rd Sun

Turangi Aero Club Fly-In

All welcome for a BBQ lunch.

Contact Tony on 027-453 374


Jul 22-28
EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2019
Wittman Field, Oshkosh Wisconsin, USA Celebrating 50 years of annual conventions at Oshkosh. The worlds greatest aviation celebration.

Aug 17-18
Hawera Aero Club 90th Anniversary Dinner & Fly-in
Friday Night - Dinner All enquiries to Ph. 06 278 6301 E: Saturday - Activities-  Cooked breakfast, spot landing on arrival, prizes, no landing fees. Contact Julie Ingram Ph:021 150 2351

Sep 20-22
Wairarapa Aero Club 90th Anniversary Hood Aerodrome, Masterton
Friday Night - Bar & Nibbles. Saturday - Activities, joy/trial flights, vintage aircraft. Saturday Night - Formal dinner & dance. Visit
Or email

Oct 18-20
Tiger Moth Club 50th Anniversary Fly-in
Annual welcome to spring flying season and celebrating the club’s 50th anniversary of being founded at Taumarunui. Some competitions. Celebratory dinner. Contact Graeme Wood
Ph: 027 293 2318.

Nov 06-09
Black Sands Fly-In 2019
Raglan Airfield, Raglan
Annual fly-in, air rally, fly around and socialising. Beach landings depending on conditions. Organised by SAA Waikato Chapter. Contact Bruce Cooke.
Ph: 021 112 2364 E:

Feb 6-9
SAANZ SportAvex, Hawera. ]
Annual summer fly-in (North Island’s turn), a
full program is planned, including competitions, AGM, annual dinner, Wings awards presentation. Details being progressively posted at

Next Meeting:-

July 25th 7:30pm


Pat Sheehan will be speaking to us about his commercial drone business that he operates.

David Wilkinson will also speak to us about his recent flight in the Police Helicopter.

The floor will also be open to anyone else with a story to tell.

Members. If you are aware of other coming events that could be of interest to Chapter members

please forward details to:

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