Wings Over Wairarapa 2019
Welcome to Wings over Wairarapa (WOW) 2019! We look forward to celebrating 20 years of WOW with you. WOW is unlike any other aviation event - the Wairarapa scenery provides a stunning backdrop to an extravaganza of aerial action over three days.
Whether you are an aviation enthusiast or just want an entertaining weekend away for the family, Wings 2019 Air Festival has so much to offer. In addition to the spectacular flying programme there are a fantastic ground displays and activities, as well as activities for small and big kids alike.
The Vintage Aviator Hood Aerodrome based aircraft collection is without doubt the largest flying collection of flying WWI aircraft in the world. Many of these aircraft will not been seen outside of Hood Aerodrome in Masterton. This collection will feature prominently in the flying programme on Saturday.
UK glider Team Airborne Pyrotechnics are the headline act for WOW 2019. They will perform both a day routine on Saturday as well as being the centrepiece of our Saturday Night Show.
We will also feature civil, military and agricultural aircraft, gyrocopters and helicopters.
As in past shows The Royal New Zealand Air Force will feature with a significant section of each days flying. This will include the T-6C Texan II, C130, A109, NH90, P3 Orion and Boeing 757. The highlight of their show will as always be the display by The Royal new Zealand Air Force Black Falcons aerobatic display team.
Static displays include the opportunity to get up close with aircraft, emergency services displays, delicious food and wine and market stalls.