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Swift to the Sky – New Zealand’s Military Aviation History.


This hardback book by Errol W. Martyn, in collaboration with the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, contains a wide variety of both black and white and colour photos.

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New Zealanders were among the world’s first aviators, with our geography and location making the prospect of flight an attractive one for our people and our nation.  It comes as no surprise then that tens of thousands have served in not only the Royal New Zealand Air Force, but in numerous air forces in peace and war around the world.  Those New Zealanders were among the first to take to the air like a swift to the sky.

Told through the collections of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, this story traces the development of our military aviation, from its birth over the muddy trenches of the First World War, to today’s mobile defence force support backbone.

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