Virtual Museum - Airshow
Programmes, Anniversaries and Airport Booklets
10a. ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE DISPLAY PROGRAMME - RONGOTAI
1938. This programme features the Vickers Wellington, which the
RNZAF had ordered at the time. Although it was the only bomber
the RNZAF purchased new, the Wellingtons never made it to New Zealand
as they remained in England to form No. 75 Squadron RAF when Britain
declared war on Germany. The programme features great period
advertisements (Bristol, Airspeed, Impire Airways, Supermarine, Irvin,
Blackburn, de Havilland, Smith's, Avro, Rotax, Rolls-Royce, Miles, Cook
Strait Airways, Union Airways, The Air Survey & Transport Co Ltd,
Percival, Vickers), history of RAF and RNZAF, training, RNZAF Band,
flying programme, NZ Territorial Force.
Ref. No. 317. PROGRAMME OF FIRST HOKITIKA AIR PAGEANT. 1934. A rare original copy of an early New Zealand air pageant. Programme gives details of the display, details on passenger flights, a guide to "instructional aerobatics explained", milestones in aviaton history and local aerial history.
Ref. No. 10b. OFFICIAL SOUVENIR
PROGRAMME BOOKLET OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIR RACE ACROSS THE WORLD
ENGLAND TO NEW ZEALAND OCTOBER 1953.
PRESENTATION COPY OF OFFICIAL SOUVENIR PROGRAMME BOOKLET OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIR RACE ACROSS THE WORLD ENGLAND TO NEW ZEALAND OCTOBER 1953. Soft leather cover with gold letters "International Air Race. London to Christchurch NZ". Contents same as for previous. Includes 205mm x 255mm quality black and white publicity photograph of Queen Elizabeth II with "$948" stamped on back.
OFFICIAL PROGRAMME BOOKLET OF
THE INTERNATIONAL AIR RACE LONDON CHRISTCHURCH OCTOBER 1953.
THE ENGLAND-CHRISTCHURCH (NEW ZEALAND) AIR RACE 1953 - CONDITIONS
Ref. No. 10c. PETER THE PILOT'S
ALBUM CANTERBURY INTERNATIONAL AIR RACE - ENGLAND TO CHRISTCHURCH 1953.
FIRST INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL AVIATION SHOW PROGRAMME BOOKLET - PALMERSTON NORTH NEW ZEALAND 9TH AND 10TH NOVEMBER 1956.
Ref. No. 10d. CHRISTCHURCH AIR EXPOSITION 7
& 8 MARCH 1964
No. 10e. PROGRAMME BOOKLET OF FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF FLIGHT AT
WIGRAM - 1917 to 1967. Content includes advertisements (Air NZ,
maachi, Mirage, Lockheed, Northrop, McDonnell Douglas, Qantas, NAC, Mt
Cook Airlines, Canterbury Aero Club and Safe Air), history of
Canterbury (NZ) Aviation Co Ltd, NZ Permanent Air Force, first
trans-Tasman flight (Southern Cross), flying programme, Sir Henry
Wigram, RNZAF, Rothmans Air Race, Canterbury Aero Club, Sergeant J. A.
COMMEMORATIVE BOOKLET TO MARK THE CANTERBURY AERO CLUB'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY 1978.
Ref. No. 10f. PROGRAMME
BOOKLET FOR 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST TASMAN FLIGHT SEPT 11th 1928 FROM
RICHMOND, SYDNEY, TO WIGRAM, CHRISTCHURCH. 1978
WANGANUI AERO CLUB 50 YEARS 1929 - 1979
RNZAF AIRFORCE DAY 1981. Programme booklet and flying display loose-leaf for 1981 display at Ohakea.
GREYMOUTH AERO CLUB GOLDEN JUBILEE 1933 - 1983
AIRSHOW PROGRAMME BOOKLET FOR WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA 1998
AIRSHOW PROGRAMME BOOKLET FOR
WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA 2000.
AIRSHOW PROGRAMME CLASSIC
FIGHTERS MARLBOROUGH 2001.
AIRSHOW PROGRAMME BOOKLET WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA 2002.
BOOKLET CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF THE CANTERBURY AERO CLUB 1928 - 2003.
OVER WAIRARAPA 2005 - Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 January 2005, Hood