Post by kiwithrottlejockey on Nov 19, 2016 12:05:06 GMT 12
from Fairfax NZ....
Warbirds Over Wanaka wants old caravans
By MARJORIE COOK | 9:58AM - Friday, 18 November 2016
Airshow volunteer Graham Taylor checks out a possible caravan as a candidate
for spectacular destruction during the 2018 Warbirds Over Wanaka airshow.
THE Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow wants to reprise one of its most famous stunts in the event's 30-year history.
They are seeking old caravans that are definitely past their use-by-date.
There's just only catch for the owners. The caravans will not be returned after the 2018 event.
Airshow general manager Ed Taylor said the event team wanted to bring back some of the most popular acts of the last three decades.
“Without giving too much away, the caravans will certainly be going out with a bang and could well end up being one of the star attractions at the event. While we will consider any offers, the closer to Wanaka the better in terms of getting the caravans here,” Taylor said.
Planning for the next airshow is well underway.
Taylor said 2018 marks 30 years since the first event and there were weekly enquiries about tickets, which go on sale in about three months time.
“A lot of that interest is from overseas, especially Australia where some fans start planning the minute they get home from the previous Wanaka airshow,” Taylor said.
Anyone who has a potential caravan they would like to donate to the airshow should contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 0274 307 549.
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