New Plymouth Aero Club [records]

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Records for the New Plymouth Aero Club, 1931-2011.

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  Box 1

Minute book. November 1931 - March 1938.

Minute book. April 1938 - March 1947.

Minute book. April 1947 -August 1961.

Additional document on 1935 Easter Camp.

  Box 2

Minute book. October 1961 - June 1969.

Minute book. July 1969 - February 1971.

Minute book. March 1971 - September 1974.

Minute book. October 1974 - November 1978.

  Box 3

Minute book. December 1978 - August 1983.

Minute book. September 1983 - July 1986.

Minute book. August 1986 - February 1989.

Minute book. March 1989 - June 1993.

VCR. Kingsford Smith and ULM landing at New Plymouth.

  Box 4

Minute book. July 1993 - December 1993.

Minute book. February 1997 - July 2001.

Minute book. August 2001 - February 2007.

Minute book. March 2007 - February 2011.

Folder. Programme, Annual Ball, 2 June 1948. Booklet, The Western Federated Flying Club Rules, Regulations and General Information, 1936. Programme, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith Memorial Airshow New Plymouth, 1983.

Royal New Zealand Aero Club New Zealand’s First Post War Aerial Pageant, Souvenir Programme 22 February 1947.

Royal New Zealand Aero Club Pageant, Programme 2 February 1952.

New Plymouth Airport Official Opening and Royal New Zealand Aero club Pageant, Souvenir Programme 3-4 March 1967.

New Zealand National Air Pageant, Official Souvenir Programme 1973.

Air BP Race Around New Zealand, 5-14 February 1991.

Airshow ’91 New Plymouth 16 February 1991.


Poster. Pageant Saturday 28th 1931 New Plymouth Aero Club, Bell Block Aerodrome.

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Public comments

'Airborne Spectacular NZ1990 at New Plymouth Airport'. Sir Paul Reeves Governor General welcomes everyone to the event from around New Zealand, the Commonwealth countries, Australia, Canada, USA, France and as far as Poland. He thanked everyone from the host city New Plymouth and those from British Airborne contingent for organising Airborne Spectacular.

- John Victor Proffitt, Airshow Director. posted 2 years ago.

Archived Docs; Airborne Spectacular NZ1990 - New Plymouth Airport - Programme and journal held at the Alexander Turnbull Library. Wellington.- Over 10,000 attended the event.

- John Proffitt posted 4 years ago.

Airshow Airborne Spectacular NZ1990 - 20th October 1990 British Airborne Forces

- John Proffitt, Director of Airborne Spectacular NZ1990 posted 5 years ago.

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