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Welcome to Vintage Aircraft.co.nz

 

EXPERIENCE THE ‘GOLDEN AGE’ OF FLYING

Experience the ‘Golden Age’ of airline flying in a classic 1933 de Havilland DH84 Dragon Airliner - one of only four still flying in the world.  Travel in classic 1930’s style whilst savouring delicious canapés and champagne, served to you by your personal Hostess.  A Truly Unique and Fantastic Experience.

Or take a romantic vintage flight in the meticulously restored historic de Havilland DH83C Fox Moth – the same Fox Moth that made the first licensed and scheduled air service in New Zealand in 1934 from Hokitika to Haast on the West Coast of the South Island.

Journey back in time when you join us on your tailor-made scenic flight and discover breathtaking views from above the Hauraki Gulf, islands and harbours of Auckland. more info

 

BOOK A PRIVATE CHARTER FLIGHT

We can arrange a Charter Flight for you to any destination in New Zealand.  We take pride in our personal service to our clients.  Our fleet includes a Cessna 172 and a Cessna 206 or we can of course fly you to your destination in ‘Vintage style’ in the ‘Dragon’ or the ‘Fox Moth’. more info

 

VINTAGE REBUILDS AND RESTORATIONS

Stanfield Smith has a lifelong history as a vintage aircraft restorer and afficionado on de Havilland aircraft.  His meticulous work has given new life to vintage aircraft such as the DH84 Dragon and DH83C Fox Moth already mentioned.  If you are looking for an expert in this field, look no further. more info

 

AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE

Based at North Shore Airfield, Auckland we are able to accommodate most types of light aircraft for maintenance. Our high standard of workmanship and personal service ensures the minimum of downtime for your aircraft.

 

NEED TO IMPORT OR EXPORT AN AIRCRAFT?

We have assisted clients in moving aircraft all over the world - we can arrange everything for you from disassembly through to reassembly and Certificate of Airworthiness.  For a ‘hassle free’ move, please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your needs.

 

FLIGHT INSTRUCTION

We offer flight instruction from Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) to Commercial Pilot’s Licence (CPL), type ratings and tail wheel conversions.  Whether you want to ‘fly for fun’ or make aviation your career we can help you with professional, friendly tuition.