This, the third in the series of the Best of Browne, portrays notable visitors to New Zealand — predominantly during the 1950's. Some were working for a living, some were "showing the flag" — most were examples of progress in aviation new to NZ skies. Full Text in Archive | Article Details |
WINGS is pleased to present the second in the series of the "Best of Browne" — a feature initiated in the Dec/Jan issue. Judging from the correspondence received, the series has stimulated a number of memories and it is intended to feature some of these in future issues of WINGS.
Veteran aerial photographer Vic Browne, now in his eightieth year, has contributed the photographs from his extensive collection and WINGS files have largely provided the captions. Comments on the aircraft depicted or corrections/additions to the captions are welcomed. Full Text in Archive | Article Details |
WINGS is pleased to present a series of the 'Best of Browne' featuring aircraft photographed by veteran aerial photographer Vic Browne during his long association with New Zealand aviation. For almost five decades Vic Browne has been a familiar figure at air pageants, notably in support of his home club, the Canterbury Aero Club — who recently made him a life member, and the New Zealand Airwomen's Association. Perhaps best known for his aerial landscapes Mr Browne also took frequent opportunity to record changing trends in aviation. Now in his eightieth year and in retirement Vic Browne still continues to apply his considerable expertise to aviation photography. Full Text in Archive | Article Details |