Aero Day, Over the Bay.

Sunday, 22 October in celebration of the Mercury Bay Aero Club’s 75th Year, the club is hosting a thrilling air show flown over the beaches of Mercury Bay. Replete with live commentary, the programme will include the DC3, parachute drops multiple air formation teams, high speed flypasts, Harvard tail chases and a heap more. From Midday at the Aero Club there will be an open day where enthusiasts can visit with the pilots, share in food and entertainment, go for joy rides and learn all about the history of the club.
The Mercury Bay Business Association is proud to be a sponsor of the 2023 Aero Day, Over The Bay.


Buffalo Beach 1000-1200 Sunday 22 October 2023

1000am             Parachute drop from Dakota DC3      (10min)
1010                   NZWB Roaring 40’s Harvard’s             (12min)
1022                   Waco biplanes                                           (06min)
1028                   Extra – Solo low-level aerobatics       (07min)
1035                   De Haviland Beaver                                 (05min)
1040                   RD-7 Home built Aerobatic                 (07min)
1047                   Westpac Rescue Helicopter                  (10min)
1057                   NZWB Harvard Low Level Solo            (07min)
1104                   P-40 Kittyhawk WW2 Fighter              (08min)
1112                   Pitts Special Solo Aerobatics                (07min)
1119                   DH Chipmunk WW2 Trainer                (06min)
1125                   Red Stars YaK Formation Team           (12min)
1137                   P-51 WW2 American Fighter               (08min)
1145-1200        Slippage reserve time                             (15min)
1200                   Show closure

This programme may be subject to change due to aircraft serviceability, pilot availability and weather conditions.

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