Kiwis race in Australia

Late last year, four adventurous members of the Wellington Aero Club decided to try their luck and skill in competing in the 1976 Australian air race from Perth to Sydney, the biggest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. The four, Rick Rimmer, David Gollop, Lurlene Stewart and Peter Mardon, made up a crew for Rick Rimmer's Turbo-Centurion ZK-DRI, to be the only New Zealand entrant in the race.

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