Our education programs have been designed with teachers and their students in mind. Using the New Zealand STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) curriculum as a guide, specific programs have been created to reinforce topics about; Structures, Flight Forces, Aerodynamics, Safety, Science natural world, History, Physical World, English language and reading, Social sciences, Aviation careers and many other areas.
Our programs are aimed at Pre-School and Kindergarten (Museum Fun Experience), Primary Year 1 - 6 (Museum & Airport Rescue Explorer or Flight School 101 Junior Experience), Intermediate Year 7 - 8 (Flight School 201) and even High School Year 9 - 13 are available. To find out more information click on the links below to go to the age group that applies.
All programs use a student centered approach reinforced with hands on activities. Classes are conducted in our main aviation hangar surrounded by the many aircraft on display in the museum.
Our staff consist of pilots, retired teachers and others who have a lifetime of practical experience in the field of aviation and an intense passion for the subject.
To find out more about the program that would suit your needs, click on the appropriate link below.
A group of passionate individuals got together to achieve this dream of creating Classic Flyers to protect the rich and precious history of New Zealand aviation.