Warbirds to mark Allied landing
The D-Day landings on June 6, 1944, will be commemorated at Ardmore Airport.
The New Zealand Warbirds Association is holding an open day on June 2 to mark the anniversary of the Allied landing in Normandy during World War II.
The day will have something for the whole family including static displays of aircraft, cars and farm machinery, dis- play flights and a mock battle with troops, loud bangs and aircraft.
The association is an umbrella body dedicated to the restoration, preservation and operation of service aircraft in full flying condition.
Food and refreshments and kids’ activities are available and scenic flights will be running all day with flying displays at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm.
Full commentary can be heard on Warbirds 88.2FM.
Entry is $15 and children under 14 are free. Entry includes a chance to win a flight in a Warbird.
The event runs from 10am till 4pm.