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Built in 1931, Hood Aerodrome has Museum of Aviation, three runways, two hangers and also home to different aircraft collections.
Built in 1931, The Hood Aerodrome has a rich aviation history, serving as a small service airport, as well as hosting a number of airfield events including Wings over Wairarapa and the first official North Island Air Pageant.
In 1940 the Royal New Zealand Air Force took over, constructing three new runways; using the space to train and build P-40 Kitty hawk fighters used to fight in the South Pacific war.
The rural aerodrome is now the home of New Zealand's Sports and Vintage Aviation Society, The Vintage Aviator Ltd. and an onsite Museum of Aviation. It houses collections of extremely rare aircraft including replica aircraft from the two world wars.
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