After a wartime career as a fighter pilot, he established a scheduled airline between Takaka and Nelson with a Miles Gemini. Returning to the United Kinfdom he resumed helicopter flying, gaining a reputation as a test pilot before, in 1951, taking over the direction of a company that was to be at the forefront of New Zealand helicopter operations
Jim York and Cessna 340A ZK-JWS - subject of ""Kiwi One""
A report on Avoil by John King
The background to New Zealand's thirty first Mustang - the first to arrive in New Zealand in nearly 40 years
John King accompanied an United States Air National Guard crew on an Exercise Skytrain mission
The sad tale of an imported VW engine conversion
Something for your quieter moments
Additions, deletions and changes of ownership on the New Zealand Civil Register
Robinson R22 ZK-HUG. John King photograph
WITHIN THE space of one week last month, two new shapes were seen in local skies. Both were twin turbo-prop airliners, visiting New Zealand as part of their respective world-wide demonstration tours, and both were commuter carriers, though at widely-differing ends of the market.