History Hangar

August 16, 2023

Air ambulance demonstration

Wellington Aero Club brought 2 Waco aircraft during the 1930s. Buying aircraft from the USA was a controversial decision at the time and most previous purchased aircraft had been British made. The Waco was chosen because it was particularly suitable to be used as an air ambu...
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History Hanger

December 19, 2021

Wellington Aero Club — Since 1929

New Zealanders have taken flying granted for a long time. Even in Wellington’s notoriously windy conditions, and the adventure that turbulence evokes in the minds of some, most of us don't give much of a second thought to getting on a flight to visit colleagues, friends an...
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A number of Wellington Aero Club members and six light aircraft were recently involved in an initiative to increase vaccination rates around Tairāwhiti (the East Cape area) north of Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa—GisborneThe idea, conceived by Wellington Aero Club member Mahanga Mur...
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