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SHORT AND SHARP
The Step It Up Dancesport
Challenge will be held
tomorrow at the Gore Town
and Country Club Stadium.
Doors open at 7pm and the
show starts at 7.30pm.
Students from Menzies
College, Blue Mountain
College, Gore High School,
Longford Intermediate and St
Peter’s College are taking
part in the competition. The
cost is $10 for adults and $8
Gore High School will
compete in the Coaches Cup
hockey tournament in Gore
next week. The boys’
tournament is for secondary
schools, with 16 teams
competing from around the
South Island. The tournament
will be held at the hockey
grounds all day from Monday,
September 3 to Friday,
September 7. Gore High
School’s first game is at 10am
The Leonari Trio will be
playing in the James
Cumming Wing this Saturday
at 3.30pm. Tickets are
available at the door.
Nice plane: Croydon Aviation Heritage Trust trustees Bill Sutherland and Maeva Smith with the new Aermacchi fighter jet.
Jet fires up enthusiasm
Operational training jet to feature at museum
By ELYSIA TILBROOK
Croydon Aviation Heritage Trust
has secured an Aermacchi fighter
jet, complete with ejection seats,
weapons system and avionics, to
put on display in the Mandeville
The jet was a air force trainer, but
it has been in storage since the
Government disbanded the strike
wing of the air force about six
years ago, trustee Bill Sutherland
The plane was manufactured in
the mid-1970s, and arrived in New
Zealand in the mid-1990s.
Six of the planes have been
distributed to various aviation
museums around New Zealand.
‘‘We were not on the recipient list
but Bill English put a good word
in for us,’’ Mr Sutherland said.
‘‘It is complete to the last detail. It
is the detail that people like to
The plane arrived on Friday in six
The trustees now face the big
challenge of putting the pieces
The wings of the plane are due to
arrive at the museum tomorrow.
‘‘I like to think we can get the
engine operating, but we won’t be
able to fly it because of the
‘‘But we will be able to taxi it up
and down the runway for
Mr Sutherland said the plane
would become a popular attrac-
tion once it was fully assembled.
‘‘It’s immaculate, it’s just bril-
liant. It looks so sleek and
compact,’’ he said.
The plane was transported down
from the North Island by Tulloch
McNab Transport, who donated
about $5000 worth of transport.
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