John and Jill McCaw were in Omarama for the New Zealand National Multi-Class Gliding Championship and captured some of the action.
January marked an auspicious milestone for one New Zealand pilot when Malcolm Walls—a familiar part of the gliding scene at Omarama—flew his 15,000th glider tow. Jill McCaw reports.
To describe Heli-Expo as an “interesting” event is like describing the Hoover Dam as the bit of concrete at the end of Lake Mead. Aviation expos really do not get any more interesting than this. Rob Neil reports.
The final part in Callum Macpherson’s entertaining and informative series on the realities of gaining a private pilot’s licence.
The preservation of aviation history relies on a surprisingly small number of individuals and groups, and one man’s dedication to preserving an often overlooked part of New Zealand’s aviation history has resulted in a fascinating museum, as Rob Neil discovered.
Paul Sortehaug describes the epic tale of outstanding flying skill and courage in which men of RAF No.2 Group successfully attacked the Gestapo Headquarters in Aarhus in Denmark in late 1944.