December 1999-January 2000
A guest editorial by Anne Cassin.
Max Pudney writes of wartime Wellington pilot Frank Welford.
Neville Dawson profiles the RAAF's soon-to-be-replaced Aermacchi MB326 lead-in trainers, and the Squadron that flies them.
Tom Middleton, one of the few people in the world to fly the Chaika in the last 50 years, describes what it's like.
attracting over 300 exhibitors from 20 different countries and over 7,000 visitors, Helitech '99 was a resounding success. By Peter Cooper.
Mount Cook Airlines, the fully owned regional domestic operator of Air New Zealand, started its ATR 72-500 operations in October. Peter Clark picks up the story.
CFI of Waikato Aero Club, Alan Breen, shares his experience on flying one of the common routes through the middle of New Zealand's North Island - the Stratford Gap.
Ayres to assemble Dromader and Turbine Dromaders at Trangie. By Ray Deerness
The Siberian Tractor reveals itself to be far from an ugly ducking, by Graham Bethell
Two Macchis of No. 76 Squadron RAAF, formate at low level along the coastline of Williamtown. (Neville Dawson)