Adventure Aviation

Fighter Jets

Fighter Jets.nz is based in Tauranga and operates the Aerovodochody L-39C.

ASMS was involved in the initial certification of Fighter Jets.nz, project-managing the application process and developing the exposition for the operation.

Ballooning Canterbury

Ballooning Canterbury is a hot air balloon operator based in Hororata, Canterbury. Ballooning Canterbury operates 3 balloons of different sizes, enabling groups from 2-30 passengers to be flown at a time. Ballooning Canterbury is also the only hot air balloon operator in New Zealand licensed for parachute jump operations.

Our involvement with Ballooning Canterbury includes: Photo: Cameron Balloons Z-275, ZK-OAK, courtesy of Ballooning Canterbury. Photo credit McCaw Media.

Strikemaster Ltd

Strikemaster Ltd is based at Ardmore Aerodrome in Auckland and operates the P-51D Mustang ZK-TAF, and Harvard ZK-WAR.

Special Bulletin: Farewell to Strikemasters NZ6362 and NZ6370

Our involvement with Strikemaster Ltd includes: In 2013, Strikemaster received the CAA Director's award for an Organisation. We are also booking agents for Strikemaster Ltd. Contact Heather to book a flight in any of the following aircraft:
  • P51-D Mustang
  • North American Harvard

Photo: ZK-STR, courtesy of Strikemaster Ltd.

Warbird Adventure Rides Ltd

Warbird Adventure Rides Ltd (WARL) is based at Ardmore Aerodrome in Auckland and operates the P-40N Kittyhawk ZK-CAG, the Spitfire ZK-WDQ, and Harvard ZK-TVI.

ASMS was involved in the initial certification of WARL, project-managing the application process and developing the exposition for WARL’s operation.






Photo: The P-40N Kittyhawk, ZK-CAG. Photo courtesy of Classic Aircraft Photography.

Safety Management Systems

Currently involved with several clients in Group 1, we have real-world experience of safety management systems (SMS) inside and outside the aviation industry. We can assist you with:
  • Setting safety goals and objectives
  • Safety culture surveys
  • Safety performance indicators
  • Hazard and risk identification
  • Contractor management
Whatever your SMS needs, we can help.

Quality Assurance

We provide audit and quality assurance services so that you can be sure your legal obligations are being met.
  • QA audits against your exposition
  • Audits against the ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices standard
  • Audit against AS/NZS 4801 – the international standard for Safety Management Systems
We are also available for contract as Quality Assurance Manager for your organisation.

Exposition Update Service

We can update your exposition manuals as changes are required, whether those changes are big or small, and manage the interaction with CAA. Examples include:
  • Addition of new aircraft for Strikemaster Ltd
  • Addition of new balloons for Ballooning Canterbury
  • Change of Senior People