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100 Years of Flight in New Zealand

100 Years of Flight in New Zealand

Museum of Transport And Technology
From the earliest beginnings of powered flight, aviation has played a vital role in the developement of New Zealand and its interactions with the rest of the world. This book tells that story in stunning photographs sourced from the world's best photographers and chosen to show our journey from the earliest pioneers to modern military aviation and from rural mail routes to global passenger airlines. Fully supported by the Museum of Transport and...

$80.00




A Passion for Flight: New Zealand Aviation Before the Great War Volume Two - Aero Clubs, Aeroplanes, Aviators and Aeronauts 1910-1914

A Passion for Flight: New Zealand Aviation Before the Great War Volume Two - Aero Clubs, Aeroplanes, Aviators and Aeronauts 1910-1914

Martyn, Errol W.
A Passion For Flight's definitive account of New Zealand aviation's formative years continues with this volume covering civil aviation activity in New Zealand and by New Zealanders abroad from 1910 to August 1914. Whereas it took only a 184-page first volume to cover the previous four decades this volume's coverage of just five years runs to 320 pages, such was the astonishing growth of interest and participation during the period. The author...

$55.00




A Passion for Flight: New Zealand Aviation Before the Great War: Volume 1

A Passion for Flight: New Zealand Aviation Before the Great War: Volume 1

Martyn, Errol W.
Volume One: Ideas, first flight attempts and the aeronauts 1868-1909. Volplane Press in association with the Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand is proud to announce publication of the first volume of Errol Martyn's new trilogy - A Passion for Flight, a history of New Zealand aviation before the Great War of 1914-1918. This definitive work presents for the first time a detailed record of all known New Zealand-related aeronautical activity...

$45.00




A Passion for Flight: New Zealand Aviation Before the Great War: Volume Three - the Joe Hammond Story and Military Beginnings 1910-1914

A Passion for Flight: New Zealand Aviation Before the Great War: Volume Three - the Joe Hammond Story and Military Beginnings 1910-1914

Martyn, Errol W.
Whereas Volume Two of A Passion For Flight concentrated on civil aviation during 1910-1914, this third and final volume focuses primarily on the military aspect. Also presented for the first time is a full and long overdue account of the remarkable career of Feilding-born Joseph Joel ('Joe') Hammond, the most prominent and successful New Zealand aviator of the period but who is now largely forgotten. Hammond was the first British Colonial to...

$45.00




Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 years

Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 years

Little, Paul (Text) & Farrell, Jenny (Editor)
Air New Zealand celebrates its 75th birthday as one of the world's most respected carriers and one of New Zealand's best known brands. The airline can be said to have more than four million bosses, with nearly everyone in the country having had some connection to it at one time of another. This book is a celebration of the airline, its people and customers' achievements on the way to reaching this landmark, from the romance of TEAL flying boats...

$40.00




Air To Air the Story Behind the Air To Air Combat Claims Of the RNZAF

Air To Air the Story Behind the Air To Air Combat Claims Of the RNZAF

RUDGE CHRIS ***

$149.95




All Their Own Wings: New Zealanders and Their Homebuilt Aircraft

All Their Own Wings: New Zealanders and Their Homebuilt Aircraft

JOHN KING
All Their Own Wings is a remarkable collection of stories and photographs of enthusiasts who make and fly their own aircraft, some who have just started with a clean sheet of paper, a few design ideas and an overwhelming desire to fly. It provides a fascinating insight into a colourful and significant part of this country?s aviation scene where these budding builders and pilots often labour for years in basements, sheds, garages and hangars,...

$40.00




Best Of Wings Over Wairarapa 2011/2013 DVD PAL Region4 240mins

Best Of Wings Over Wairarapa 2011/2013 DVD PAL Region4 240mins

Initially planned with the theme of Honouring The Past, Celebrating The Future¦ to remember our veteran aviators and to look forward to the future of New Zealand aviation, the 2013 airshow also became a de Havilland tribute. Just weeks before the show it was discovered that the recently restored World War 2 de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito fighter-bomber was available to become the show¦s star attraction. And what a star it wasïit attracted people...

$25.00




Bill Black: I Did It My Way

Bill Black: I Did It My Way

Halliday, Merv
I DID IT MY WAY is the life story of Bill Black. Bill grew up in the small village of Wiawera South in South Otago. He never liked school and as a result wasn't a high achiever. He did however have a passion for flying and this is where he excelled. He never partook in any sports, all his spare time revolved round model aeroplanes and later learning to fly. Bill worked long hours in sawmills and the freezing industry as well as helping on the...

$40.00




Bomber Barron Wing Commander James Fraser Barron DSO & Bar DFC DFM Pathfinder Pilot

Bomber Barron Wing Commander James Fraser Barron DSO & Bar DFC DFM Pathfinder Pilot

STOWERS RICHARD
Barron flew 79 raids over Europe before his death in a collision over Le Mans, France, in May 1944. His stellar wartime career saw him rise from Sergeant to Wing Commander and receive his multiple honours in just three years of service, including the Distinguished Flying Cross. The book contains more than 80 photographs and illustrations.

$45.00





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