Royal New Zealand Air Force

Avro Vulcan Pilot recalls when his bomber was ‘zapped’ with kiwis within the roundels on either side of the nose during New Zealand Ranger

RAF Akrotiri RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus, began on Jul. 1, 1955 when the first 30 personnel posted to the ‘Unit’ established… Read More

4 months ago

Boeing debuts the first P-8A Poseidon aircraft for New Zealand featuring iconic Kiwi Roundel

“The aircraft features the iconic Kiwi roundel, a native bird to New Zealand,” Sheena Vince Cruz, Boeing P-8 Asia-Pacific region… Read More

2 years ago

Royal New Zealand Air Force A-4 pilot who fired warning shots across the bow of a Taiwanese squid boat retires after more than 60 years of service

It was the only time a Royal New Zealand Air Force A-4 Skyhawk aircraft ever fired its weapons in anger.… Read More

3 years ago

Boeing receives contract to build P-8As for Republic of Korea Navy and Royal New Zealand Air Force

The contract includes eight aircraft for the U.S. Navy, six aircraft for the Republic of Korea Navy and four aircraft… Read More

4 years ago

Cool Video Shows Kiwi A-4K Skyhawk fighter bombers performing a plugged-in barrel roll

Kiwi A-4 Skyhawks were the only aerobatic team in the world to perform plugged-in barrel rolls. Filmed in the early… Read More

4 years ago

USAF F-16 pilots cautioned by New Zealand authorities for flying “close to tree level” over Fox Glacier

The incident took place during a pre-Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow training session, during which the F-16s approached the area from… Read More

6 years ago

The Royal New Zealand Air Force Black Falcons aerobatic display team to perform again after 17 years

The team, which was re-established in 2015, is now equipped with the new Beechcraft T-6C Texan II turboprop trainers The… Read More

7 years ago