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A beautiful historic aircraft

I have had the pleasure of travelling with the DC3 crew on several scenic days and private charters... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Ruth N
Auckland, New Zealand
Birthday Celebration Flight

I arranged a scenic flight on the DC3 for 23 family and friends to celebrate my 60th birthday. It... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
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Classic DC3 airliner with professional airline crew, provide Scenic tours around Auckland, or private charter flights - either scenic flights, or day or overnight trips. Fly to the famous air shows. New Zealand tours - with Pacific Trailways...more
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458 Corsair Lane | Ardmore Airport, Papakura, Auckland 2582, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I have had the pleasure of travelling with the DC3 crew on several scenic days and private charters and tours. The crew are passionate about the aircraft and are thoroughly professional, interesting, and fun. Anyone who is interested in the history of British, American, and...More

Thank Ruth N
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I arranged a scenic flight on the DC3 for 23 family and friends to celebrate my 60th birthday. It was a fabulous and memorable experience and everyone commented to me that they had had an amazing time. The pilots and cabin crew were informative, professional...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful trip. The staff were all so friendly and really made us feel welcome. They looked 'the part' in their uniforms! So awesome being on board and experiencing a real DC3 flight. Great views, great service... Highly recommend!

Thank aaamanda85
Reviewed 15 February 2018

What an awesome experience to meet such a passionate crew, a lovingly restored DC3 And the perfect day to enjoy a flight to Whitianga from Ardmore for lunch at Stoked on the waterfront. The entire day from start to finish was fantastic. From the safety...More

1  Thank lennster2014
Reviewed 2 April 2017

A wonderful, reasonably priced experience. Crew made you feel really welcome and the pre-flight briefing was very interesting. We were very lucky that the weather was great so the views of Auckland and the surrounding area were stunning. Plenty of room on the aircraft and...More

1  Thank Trickydicky795
Reviewed 27 February 2017

we were some 26 pax who flew fromn Ardmore to Ohakea air show, super service and crew, all was good. lanede in the middle of the air show, now bus or taxi, just 25 metres. the DC3 leg room is better than Emirates !

1  Thank robertpeel189533
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We flew from Ardmore Airport to Whitianga on the Coromandel on 4th Jan 2017.On my bucket list and it did not disappoint . An amazing aircraft from an era when leg room meant just that and great views of the Hauraki Gulf islands the Coromandel...More

1  Thank onejag1954
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We flew from Ardmore to Whitianga with a group to visit Ingrid Boot's exhibition of paintings at Bread & Butter gallery. It was such an amazing experience we did it again the following Sunday and took friends with us. The DC3 is beautiful, it has...More

1  Thank Theboots_11
Reviewed 11 December 2016

My husband and I spent a very enjoyable day flying from Ardmore aerodrome to Whitianga to attend Ingrid's amazing exhibition. A big 'Thank You,' to Ingrid and Christine for arranging the trip, and to the very professional volunteer crew, who provided us, along with 26...More

1  Thank Wynnis S
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I shouted my bestie to a flight from Ardmore Auckland to Whiting Coromandel with a group to an exhibition of paintings by Ingrid Boot. Fly by DC3 is such fun! A great experience. Just watching the plane warm up, boarding the plane on a lean,...More

1  Thank Wignells
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