With this issue, WINGS celebrates more than forty years of publishing.
IN the world of transport, flight is definitely the great achievement of to-day — not the experimental flight of pre-war days, but properly controlled flight in which the factor of safety
is comparable to that already -;sting in
other means of travel.
THE handling qualities of the AESL CT-4 Airtrainer are closely similar to those likely to be found in a jet trainer, and for its class the aircraft is a delight to fly through all manoeuvres. These are the conclusions of Sqn Ldr R. T. R. Gilbert, the RNZAF pilot who made a month-long evaluation of the Airtrainer earlier this year for the manufacturers.
A definite account of a famous WWII aircraft.
THE arrival of New Zealand's ten new BAC 167 Strikemaster Mk 88 aircraft will make the RNZAF's strike squadrons much more mobile. Flt Lt G. R. Lloyd, a No 14 Squadron flying instructor told the Palmerston North branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society that this would result from the aircraft's superior range over the Vampire and its internal start capability.
"Cause behind the cause" puzzles accident men, Otago antics, Pupil takes trophies, Future of Midland Air, Harvards with lights on, Before and after for Cessna, ANZ has new colours, Southlands loss, People, Better picture in Wairarapa, Night-time rescue, Good year in Otago, Sheep Spotted, Companies