A page from the Auckland Weekly news featuring New Zealand Flying School activit...


Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)


A page from the Auckland Weekly news featuring New Zealand Flying School activities

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Aviation in New Zealand: seaplaning activities of the Flying School at Kohimarama, Auckland. 1. Mr Matthews, assistant instructor of the New Zealand Flying School, in one of the aeroplanes with a pupil. 2. An early morning flight over the Waitemata Harbour, Auckland. 3. Mr V. C. Walsh, chief pilot-instuctor and Mr Matthews, equiped for a flight. 4. Banking - what it looks like from below. 5. The first view of thje city taken from a seaplane 6. Two of the machines flying over the Waitemata Harbour 7. Moving over the water 8. The mascot of the school 9. A machine at rest on the water 10. A machine ready to be launched 11. The principlals, staff and some of the students. Left to right Front row pupils - R. J. Thompson, Rotorua; D. G. George, Wellington; L. J. Foubister, Auckland; W. G. Mitchell, Wanganui; G. A. Holt, Masterto; T. D. H. Alderton, Auckland; T. R. Bloomfield, Auckland; W. F. Warner, Christchurch : mess cook, J. McIntyre Second row : Mechanic, J. Marks,



Date Made

05 Apr 1917

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Medium and Materials

Paper/Processed Material


1 l. : ill. ; 48 cm.

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand Flying School

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Walsh, Austin Leonard (Leo), 1881-1951

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Bolt, George Bruce, 1893-1963

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Johnson, R. J. (Bob)

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Walsh, Vivian Claude, 1887-1950



Credit Line

Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

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