Some of my amcam footage of the rnzaf 75th anniversary air show, held at the ohakea air force base in new zealand. Mike mulligan and his steam shovel 75th anniversary read along book burton, virginia lee on. Italeri 172 c hercules with rnzaf 75th anniversary. Roundels were created shortly before world war i as a system to identify aircraft from the ground. To celebrate the formation of the royal new zealand air force in 1937 the modernday rnzaf held an exciting 75th anniversary airshow at base ohakea in new zealand and invited many guests. It was formed from the raf s world war ii bomber squadron, no. Nzdf 75 years of military aviation history celebrated. The anniversary is a significant milestone for us and it is on the governments programme of.
The rnzaf will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its formation on 01 april 2012. Over 30 hours of archival footage explores the hardware, the heroes and the heartbreak of war. To coincide with the rnzaf 75th anniversary italeri have released some limited edition scale model kits with special decals. Rnzaf rnzaf history book royal new zealand air force. Our air force is 75 years old as an independent service, but new zealand s. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the wizard of oz.
Rnzaf 75 th anniversary air show on the 1 st of april 1937 the air force act was passed, marking the start of the royal new zealand air force becoming an. Rnzaf over land and sea search and rescue and resource protection. Mike mulligan and his steam shovel 75th anniversary read along book. This past weekend the royal new zealand air force celebrated its 75th anniversary with a major air show at their ohakea base. Fighting spirit 75 years of the rnzaf margaret mcclure random house this book on the 75 years of the existence of the royal new zealand air force probably qualifies as an official history, given that it was commissioned by the rnzaf. None of our partner shops or mates has this currently for sale. Rnzaf 75th anniversary airshow video highlights air force. Honours and awards in the royal new zealand air force, 19231999. A busy schedule of events for the public is planned for the first quarter of 2012 stretching from february to aprilkicking off with napiers art deco weekend in february and culminating with the nationwide anzac day. Home shop books and dvds rnzaf 75th anniversary airshow video. A busy schedule of events for the public is planned for the first quarter of 2012 stretching from february to aprilkicking off with napiers art deco weekend in february and culminating with the nationwide anzac day commemorations on 25 april. Previous group builds rnzaf 75th anniversary kiwimodeller. Alongside the rnzaf s current aircraft fleet a number of foreign allied aircraft also displayed, including the raafs fa18 hornets, and the usafs c17 globemaster. T his month marks the 75th anniversary of new zealands first airline.
This is the old 1970s fa18, not the new ef model super hornet which is replacing the f111. Rnzaf 75th anniversary airshow booklet 75th anniversary of the royal new zealand air force peacekeeping new zealands participation in peacekeeping duties increased from the 1980s. Warbirds over wanaka 2014 25th anniversary edition. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Yak 52 aerobatics, rnzaf lockheed orion, curtiss p40 kittyhawk, hawker. The royal new zealand air force rnzaf is the air force component of the new zealand.
And to celebrate the hokitika and haast pioneer airline, north shore airfield at dairy flat is running a vintage aircraft flyin and book launch tomorrow. Rnzaf ch 75th anniversary scheme oldmodels decals 1. Page for the 75th anniversary commemorative history book on the rnzaf. However there is at least one move in this show thats ive never seen. The book fighting spirit, 75 years of the rnzaf, written by author margaret mcclure, chronicles the spirit, professionalism and resilience of all those who have served with the rnzaf. The ceh hercules model kit by italeri recreates the most widely used tactical cargo plane of the last forty years. While the rnzaf was formally established as a separate service on 1 april 1937, its roots go back to some of the earliest days of powered flight. Few poorly edited clips stuck together f18 hornets of the raaf, p51d mustang, rnzaf 757, and a vampire.
The exercise was part of the larger 75th anniversary of the rnzaf celebrations. Books and further reading relating to the royal new zealand air force. A busy calendar of events for the first quarter of 2012 has been planned that will see the year kicking off with napiers art deco weekend in february and culminating in anzac day celebrations on april 25. Royal new zealand air force rnzaf 80th anniversary air. Report and photos by marco keller, new zealand the royal new zealand air force held its celebratory 80th anniversary air tattoo at ohakea air base on the 25th and 26th february 2017. Central band concert rnzaf 75th anniversary tour, to celebrate its 75th. Its our birthday this year were celebrating 75 years of providing safe and effective military air operations to new zealand. Celebrating 75 years of service to new zealand its our birthday this year were celebrating 75 years of providing safe and effective military air operations to new zealand. Our air force is 75 years old as an independent service, but new zealands involvement in military flying extends back to 1912. They are claiming that next year is the 75th anniversary of the airline but have the convenitently forgot about the history of union airways and before that. Commander thj terry knight are invited to sign the visitors book. The fourengine lockheed aircraft continues to serve in many different functions with more than fifty air forces around the world.
This is a musthave for those who lived it and for those who want to remember the sacrifices made during wwii. Margaret mcclure takes us through those early, tenuous days, when flying machines were fragile and sceptics were many. Defence minister congratulates air force on 75th anniversary. Aircraft and servicepeople from five different air arms around the globe, as well as several vintage and warbird aircraft from within nz, joined about 70,000 members of the public to wish the rnzaf. Since its inception in 1937 the royal new zealand air force rnzaf made a significant contribution to war and peace time efforts in. Central band concert rnzaf 75th anniversary tour christchurch. Rnzaf 75th anniversary airshow booklet by rebecca mcneil. With a crowd of around 31,000 attending from around new zealand from overseas over the 2 days, it was a great opportunity to. And the fact that the 75th anniversary of the start of the south westland air service by air travel nz ltd is coming up on 18th december means that another aviation anniversary is coming up not long afterwards the 15th april 2010 is the 75th anniversary of east coast airways ltd commencing scheduled services between gisborne and napier. Fighting spirit 75 years of the rnzaf wings over new. This dvd contains over 110 minutes of footage of the rnzaf s red checkers ct4 airtrainer display team performing at the classic fighter marlborough 2001 and 2003 airshows. Rnzaf 75th anniversary airshow video highlights air.
The book details the birth, formation and transformation of the air force into the. Milavia air shows royal new zealand air force 75th. Celebrating 75 years of service to new zealand anniversary. The lockheed c herculespage contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale modeling. National football league 100th anniversary alltime team. The national football league 100th anniversary alltime team was revealed in 2019 after being voted on by a blueribbon panel consisting of media members, former players and league personnel. Air force news is the official magazine of the royal new zealand air force rnzaf established to inform, educate, and entertain its personnel and friends. On 1 april 1937 the royal new zealand air force rnzaf became an independent. The rnzaf roundel is brilliantly displayed on the coin, raised in full colour.
Rnzaf 75th anniversary next year is a big year for all of us in the royal new zealand air force as we celebrate our 75th anniversary on 1 april 2012. It honored the best players of the first 100 years of the national football league nfl. Royal new zealand air force 75th anniversary airshow dvd. Mike mulligan and his steam shovel 75th anniversary read. The rnzaf s full complement of military aircraft, old and new, will be on show to the public for the first time since 2009 with the big event, the air force air show, at base ohakea near bulls in the north island on saturday 31 march. This new official history covers the origins and growth of the rnzaf.
Great day out and thanks to the rnzaf for all of their help. To celebrate its 75th anniversary the central band of the rnzaf will perform. In the subsequent 75 years the rnzaf has built up a proud tradition of service. I would like to know who made the decision to commission someone who has no interest in aviation to write a book about the. Reference books cross topic 1 white freightliner 7564 1 willys jeep 1. Rnzaf 75th anniversary royal new zealand air force. A book covering the rnzaf s history was commissioned to mark the anniversary. Tom brady, larry fitzgerald, and adam vinatieri were the only. A history of the rnzaf to the end of the cold war new zealand military series book 1 kindle edition by matthew wright. Peacekeeping new zealands participation in peacekeeping duties increased from the 1980s. Rnzaf ch 75th anniversary scheme, oldmodels decals. The official 75th anniversary companion kindle edition by stillman, william, scarfone, jay. All results related to 75th anniversary found on 80 scale modeling websites and the scalemates kit database. Royal new zealand 75th anniversary airshow, ohakea.673 950 692 29 1133 713 365 420 1286 1118 42 1498 879 1197 686 1366 1339 274 1069 1370 1232 1140 863 365 23 1557 1563 1427 1507 369 484 478 724 1385 1148 891 211 101 1575 214 126 893 1230 380 1401 279