Skyhawk resumes fighting form

The new addition to Tauranga’s aviation museum is taking shape as engineers work to rebuild the decommissioned craft into its former fighting shape.

A team of Royal New Zealand Air Force engineers have spent the last two days reassembling the A4K Skyhawk in its new home at Classic Flyers on Jean Batten Drive.

It arrived in pieces on three transporters from Blenheim’s Woodburn Air Base on Monday.

SunLive has been on site to capture all of the developments as the long anticipated addition resumes its flying form.

Watch SunLive’s timelapse video of the A4 Skyhawk taking shape at Tauranga’s Classic Flyers aviation museum.


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Posted on 23-05-2012 20:54 | By penguin

Not quite fighting form. The aircraft hasn’t got an engine!

Memories

Posted on 23-05-2012 17:14 | By grahamwood

Brings back great memories of watching the Skyhawks at airshows. The sounds and the power,,,,

awsum

Posted on 23-05-2012 14:20 | By tonyb1

What a great addition to the Bay

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