Unique air innovators

The Croydon Aircraft Company Ltd has a global reputation for restoring classic 1930s and vintage de Havilland aircraft.

The Croydon Aircraft Company has a global reputation for restoring classic 1930s and vintage de Havilland aircraft.

The Croydon Aircraft Company is situated on one of New Zealand’s oldest airfields in Mandeville, on the outskirts of Gore. A visit will take you back in time to the gentle, elegant aviation era of the 1930s - view vintage aircraft being restored and experience the smells of leather, wood, fabric dope and newly mown grass.

Capture the thrill of early aviation with a flight in a vintage aircraft. Scenic flights in classic aircraft such as de Havilland Tiger Moths are available as well as aerobatic joy rides.

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