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Two more jet aircraft have been confirmed for Easter's Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow.
The Royal Australian Air Force is planning to send two light-attack Hawk 127s across the Tasman.
The aircraft are mainly used by the RAAF as lead-in fighter trainers to prepare crews to fly F/A-18 Hornets.
Airshow event manager Mandy Deans said yesterday the Hawk 127s had not been seen at the airshow before.
''Because of their advanced technical capabilities and huge power we are expecting a pretty spectacular display.
''They should be able to land here at Wanaka Airport and we are delighted the Australians have given the go-head for them to come.''
Hawk 127s are two-seater jets about 12m long capable of over 1200kmh.
They are powered by a single Rolls-Royce turbofan engine and can carry Mk 82 bombs, Sidewinder missiles and a 30mm cannon.
Six other jet aircraft - three Aero L-29s, two De Havilland Vampires and an Aero L-39 - are already scheduled to compete head-to-head in jet racing at the airshow.