de Havilland DH82A
Pupil and Instructor climb aboard their Tiger Moth for another
One of a series of photographs taken at No 3EFTS Harewood (now Christchurch
International Airport) circa early 1944.
Cliff Jenks and David Phillips
Published by the Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand, Incorporated,
P O Box 12-009, Wellington, New Zealand
A4, soft cover, 160 pages, more than 180 photographs.
- Eleven chapters trace the Tiger Moth's New Zealand history, while
more than 40 side stories cover such diverse subjects as topdressing,
canopies, foreign visitors, accidents, forest fire watch, identity
mix-ups, aircraft names, etc.
- There are three first-hand accounts - a war and peace-time pilot,
a wartime RNZAF mechanic, and a DHNZ factory employee.
- The 15 tables and 6 graphs portray production totals, wartime flying
hour comparisons, topdressing statistics, military unit assignments,
- Seven appendices cover wartime EFTS strengths, approved modifications,
aero club fleet lists, agricultural fleet lists, civilian colour schemes,
etc. Appendix 7 lists all 479 Tiger Moths (plus four visitors) that
have flown in New Zealand. Sorted by c/n, it contains every identity
for each aircraft and its fate. A full alphabetical listing of all
identities allows cross-referencing. An index is provided for the
chapters and side stories.
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