Author Topic: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend  (Read 2260 times)

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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2021, 07:26:23 AM »
I'm at the show on Saturday so I'll be taking photos and asking questions, fingers crossed they can shed some light on the future...or at least some hints!
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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2021, 10:35:29 AM »
I'm at the show on Saturday so I'll be taking photos and asking questions, fingers crossed they can shed some light on the future...or at least some hints!

Bring treats, maybe that will work...and if they spill anything really revealing post it quickly before they take you up for a 'flight' lol. Seriously though, have fun! Hope you get plenty of pictures and able to shed more light on what they really are going to do.

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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2021, 11:30:18 AM »
This is most likely stock from the Wingnuts NZ warehouse in Wellington. It's an encouraging sign that they may be about to reopen the online store, but don't get your hopes up folks.

As for the rumours on social media that the company is coming back, that is highly improbable now. The man who ran the business now works in a model shop in Auckland; the warehouse manager works for a hospital board in Wellington doing Procurements and Contracts.  the designers have scattered to the four winds and the mould co-ordinator is, I have been told, now retired. All of the Wingnut Wings staff lost their jobs in March last year when the business was closed.

There are no plans we are aware of to revive the business but selling off the NZ warehouse stock seems the most likely scenario now.

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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2021, 05:32:49 PM »
I wonder who will be the lucky person working their stall?
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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2021, 05:49:54 PM »
I wonder who will be the lucky person working their stall?
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We'll find out next week when eBay is flooded with kits from a single seller in NZ!

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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2021, 08:05:40 PM »
Apparently there will be further info relating to overseas friends shortly. Just hope this will curtail the scalpers, may they rot in hell.

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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2021, 09:36:16 PM »
I'm at the show on Saturday so I'll be taking photos and asking questions, fingers crossed they can shed some light on the future...or at least some hints!

Thanks!
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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2021, 09:41:38 PM »
Drats for not being able to get there, (worth it for the TVAL flying alone) but will be good to know what they have left. :-)

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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2021, 01:45:38 AM »
Apparently there will be further info relating to overseas friends shortly. Just hope this will curtail the scalpers, may they rot in hell.

I do hope they will make one last gesture to their fans by limiting the number of kits per buyer on some way. This is probably easier to do in person at the show, but I wish something similar can be arranged for us overseas friends too.

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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2021, 06:41:21 AM »
Drats for not being able to get there, (worth it for the TVAL flying alone) but will be good to know what they have left. :-)
My guess is plenty of Gotha UWD and G.1 kits

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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2021, 07:50:59 AM »
I'm at the show on Saturday so I'll be taking photos and asking questions, fingers crossed they can shed some light on the future...or at least some hints!

I doubt that you will get many or any questions answered.
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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2021, 07:51:20 AM »
I wonder who will be the lucky person working their stall?

Its not me hahaha!
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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2021, 10:35:27 AM »
I doubt that you will get many or any questions answered.
I don't doubt it, but it will be nice to try  :)
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Re: Wingnut Wings kits for sale at Wings Over Wairarapa airshow this weekend
« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2021, 03:07:54 PM »
Apparently there will be further info relating to overseas friends shortly. Just hope this will curtail the scalpers, may they rot in hell.

I do hope they will make one last gesture to their fans by limiting the number of kits per buyer on some way. This is probably easier to do in person at the show, but I wish something similar can be arranged for us overseas friends too.

Maybe limit in person/ online sales to max 2-5 per customer? Gentlemen please form an orderly queue...
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