of the Sky
of the Displays
you are in to World War I planes and the early days of air
warfare then you must head along to see the Knights of the
Sky exhibition at the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre in Blenheim.
is simply fabulous. Goodness knows what it cost to put together
but the museum folk have done a sensational job in creating
magnificent settings for their WWI displays.
bowled in thinking "This will be a nice display"
and within seconds I was picking my jaw up off the floor at
what appeared before my eyes.
at Marlborough's Omaka Aerodrome, the centre was established
to provide a world-class destination for the appreciation
of historic aircraft.
Knights of the Sky exhibition is the first stage of the centre
and New Zealand's most respected cinematic and special effects
craftsmen have created scenes in which original and full-scale
replica WWI aircraft - both static and flyable - are presented
in all their glory.
some 3000 sqm the display area shows off one of the largest
collections of World War I aircraft and rare memorabilia in
is a memorable place to visit for anyone, but if you are into
planes then it is a must, must see..
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre is open 7 days a week from
10:00am - 4:00pm except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New
ANZAC Day Opening Hours We will be open from 1pm – 5pm on
25 April. Commemorate ANZAC day by visiting the 'Knights of
the Sky' exhibition and learn about the air war of 1914-18.