Increased International Air Services Through NZ, Dunedin runway grooved, New hanger for Cal flight, More Airtrainer sales, Hopper exported to Iceland, New owner for Safe Air, Pilots reach 20,000 hours, Ag aviation accidents, Good is latest 'new type', Electra is alive and well in Canada, 1006 aircraft on register
Fault grounds Skyhawks, First new Strikemasters arrive, Return to Fiji, Aircraft out of Storage, Flights to Ice increases, Red Owl camp at New Plymouth, Skyhawks overseas again, Orions to South China Sea
A short history of aviation in Fiji
New Zealanders at the World Parachute Champs, Aerobatic training programme, World Gliding record broken
EFFORTS to find essential parts for the former RNZAF Lockheed B-34 Ventura currently under restoration at the Museum of Transport and Technology in Auckland have spread beyond New Zealand. During August two members of the museum's aviation division, Messrs Alan Rowell and Ross Lap-wood, visited New Guinea to search for parts of World War Two Ventura wrecks and to prepare them for shipment back to Auckland.
TODAY, military aeroplanes are capable of flying at twice the speed of sound — for a few minutes —then their fuel supply is used. Concorde flies at twice the speed of sound for nearly two hours, and this will improve. That is the measure of technical success of Concorde. It is an astounding success.