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Tweets from our Archives

Engage with our Archives in a new way! Through Twitter, our team have been sharing some of the treasures we have in our archives, as well as providing a peek into the everyday life of the research team here at the Air Force Museum. 

behind the photo

This photo of on the left of the WRAF women is from the A.E.W. McDonald Collection; Arnold McDonald was from Oamaru and served in the RFC in World War One. From the collection of the Air Force Museum. 

Make: Lanovia. Model: C-550. Digitised for Air Force Museum of New Zealand by NZMS from original material.


Make: Lanovia Model: C-550 Digitised for Air Force Museum of New Zealand by NZMS from original documents

40 years of service – the military journey of Harry Leese

Never Forget

Never Forget by Jo Bailey

Image from the No. 75 Squadron collection. Photo album that belonged to Leonard Rodney Hewitt. "Jim Falconer: LRH: George Key" Three members of a crew standing beside a No. 75 Squadron Wellington. Believed to be at RAF Station Feltwell. Note the over-painted squadron code letters on the fuselage. No. 75 Squadron's letters 'AA' are painted over a previous identity, believed to be No. 37 Squadron's letters 'LF'.

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