Air New Zealands latest record profit stands alone in a time of general gloom among most international carriers, including its pool partners Qantas and British Airways.
Tucked away in a tiny airfield at the bottom of the North Nisland are two unique aerial topdressing aircraft which are the last of their type in the world.
They are Auster BI Agricolas of Associated Farmers Aerial Work Ltd of Martinborough, the survivors of one of the few British attempts to enter the agricultural aviation market
A consensus of opinion that private owner aviation needs to pull together to protect its interests emerged at the Kitty Hawk flying Club;s inaugural North Island fly-in at Rotorua this month
Between now and Christmas, New Zealand goes through a trecherous weather period when increasing humidty causes low cloud bases and the danger of lost aircraft.
Edited extracts from an address by the chairman of Air New Zealand, Mr John Jeffries
Civil Aviation Administations
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Ask any kit manufacturer what the single most popular kit in his line is, and the answer will invariably be the Spitfire
THe allocations for September contain an interesting variety of aircraft including one new type to the New Zealand register