THE SKY RIDERS: AVIATION IN NEW ZEALAND

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“Offering a wide scope and excellent future, the profession of aviation is undoubtedly a strong magnet to the present day youth. Alive to its possibilities, the New Zealand Government undertakes the training of selected cadets at Wigram Aerodrome, Sockburn...”

Pilots are trained at Wigram airbase. They under go medical examinations, and are instructed in the use of the “winged fleet” weapons. Shows mechanics working on a Moth and students in the cockpit with pilots.

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Year 1929

Reference number F3068

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Duration 0:10:51

Production company New Zealand Government Publicity Office

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