Kiwi film-maker Peter Jackson was one of thousands treated to a classic World War I dogfight above Omaka Airfield at the weekend that could be the largest since the end of the Great War.

Airshow one of 'world's greatest'

Classic Fighters Omaka Airshow has grown to be one of the world's great air spectacles

Veteran pilot revisits his flying days

The Corsair buzzing above Omaka Airfield was a thrill for World War II pilot Leyton Stephenson, who once had to bail out of one over the Pacific Ocean.

Safe yet classic style

Pilots of classic fighters like to be perfectly in costume when taking to the skies, but that doesn't mean they can't stay safe.

Air show scores V for victory

The Marlborough Express

The skies over Blenheim have been buzzing for three days as examples of aviation history took to the air for the Classic Fighters Airshow at Omaka Aerodrome.

Airshow repeat is not a done deal

The Classic Fighters airshow at Omaka is a great event, put on at great risk, organiser Graham Orphan says.

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