List of organisations, businesses and groups based at Hood Aerodrome, including websites, email, phone contacts, and postal addresses:

List of some of the national organisations, groups, and aircraft manufacturers represented at Hood Aerodrome:

  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, generally referred to as ‘AOPA’.
    Representing Aircraft owners in New Zealand., with a focus on both advocacy and social events for pilots and aircraft owners.
  • Sport Aircraft Association NZ (Inc), generally referred to as ‘SAA’.
    This organisation is the successor to AACA (Amateur Aircraft Constructors Association) launched back in 1953, the Homebuilders’ club. Homebuilders have been strong at Hood Aerodrome in the past and there are still few of their aircraft operating here.
  • Recreational Aircraft Association of New Zealand, generally referred to as ‘RAANZ’.
    RAANZ are a nation wide organisation authorised by CAA to manager microlight pilot training and licencing, and aircraft maintenance.
  • Sport Aircraft Corp. Ltd, generally referred to as ‘SAC’.
    Similar to RAANZ, quite favoured by many people carrying maintenance approvals. SAC are also a CAA delegated authority.
  • Tecnam Australasia.
    Manufacturer of a range of light aircraft. /
  • Civil Aviation Authority
    The CAA establishes civil aviation safety and security standards, and monitors adherence to those standards.
  • NZ Warbirds Association
    Preserving service aircraft in flying condition for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations of New Zealanders.
  • Royal New Zealand Aero Club
    Representing forty-six aero clubs located throughout New Zealand.
  • Life Flight Trust
    Operators of the Life Flight Westpac rescue helicopter and air ambulance aircraft.
  • Tiger Moth Club of New Zealand Inc
    An active club for owners, pilots, and enthusiasts of the DH82A Tiger Moth (and other de Havilland and non de Havilland aircraft).
  • Microlight Flyer NZ
    A website dedicated to the history, preservation, and flying of the earlier 1st and 2nd generations of microlights in New Zealand.