War­birds to mark Al­lied land­ing

Central Leader - - NEWS -

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.

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