One of New Zealand’s most accomplished and respected Warbirds pilots has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
The Southern Hemisphere’s largest Warbirds Airshow, Warbirds Over Wanaka, has been cancelled in the wake of the New Zealand Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Up and coming Warbirds pilot and Warbirds Over Wanaka Flying Scholarship winner, Bevan Dewes, has achieved a life-long ambition to fly the legendary WWII Spitfire fighter aircraft.
A significant Warbird aircraft is now on permanent public display in Wanaka for the first time in 10 years.
Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow has picked up two of the premier awards at the New Zealand Event Association annual awards dinner in Auckland.
Planning is already well underway for what promises to be a very special Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow at Easter 2018.
The event will mark 30 years since the very first ‘Warbirds on Parade’ airshow held at Wanaka back in 1988.