Virtual Museum - Airshow Programmes, Anniversaries and Airport Booklets

Ref. No. 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

Ref.  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. Ward VC.
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 LABOUR WEEKEND
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.

WINGS OVER WAIRARAPA 2005 - Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 January 2005, Hood Aerodrome, Masteron.



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