Auckland Aero Club is the host club for the annual National Flying Competition administered under Flying New Zealand. The superb venue & location of the Mercury Bay Aero Club in Whitianga make this an ideal aerodrome for these competitions to be held. Pilots, family and friends are welcome to come and watch the show.There are some very exciting competitions on display from daring aerobatics, spins, stalls and loops to precision landings and the amazing spectacle of streamer cutting.
If you're in Whitianga for the weekend come on out to the aerodrome and get a taste of general aviation in New Zealand and find out what it could offer you. Everyone with an interest in aviation is welcome to come and get up close to the aircraft and the people that just love to fly. This is a true event that showcases club aviation available to everyone throughout New Zealand.