Located at Ardmore Airport, Pioneer
Aero Restoration Ltd. was founded in 1997 from the assets of Pacific Aircraft Ltd. The company has been involved with
many restorations, primarily restoring P-40s for clients around the world, plus their own restoration projects.
P-40N-1 Kittyhawk A29-448 Tail GA-C
Recovered from Tadji in 1974, restoration begun at Pacific Aircraft Ltd, restored to flying status in 2000
P-40E Kittyhawk NZ3009 (41-25158)
Restoration begun by Pacific Aircraft Ltd restoration completed by Pioneer to flying status
P-40F "Pee Wee" 41-14112 Nose 106
Fuselage, tail, wings and engine were restored at Pioneer Aero during 2000s.
in Suckers" A29-414
Purchased 2001 restoration work began, offered for sale, purchased by Potter collection
P-40N Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-446
Owned by Keith Hopper under restoration
P-40N Kittyhawk NZ3125
Recovered from Rukuhia disposals site in New Zealand, restored to flying status