Skyways of Maoriland

Hugh Gardiner, Author;  Charles Kingsford-Smith, Other contributor; 

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Hugh Gardiner, Author
Charles Kingsford-Smith, Other contributor
Production Date
An account of Hugh Gardiner's flying days. "In his highly interesting and descriptive rendering of his experiences, the author has laid the foundations of a valuable treatise on sound and safe flying that it would do well for the junior pilot and those about to fly, to read, mark, learn and inwardly digest. I congratulate him on his total lack of jounralistic exaggeration, while at the same time telling a delightful story of the very real pleasures that are in store for all who care to approach aviation with the same sincere and common-sense attitude." - foreword by Charles Kingsford-Smith

Early flying / training days / the first solo / accidents / woman as pilot / commencing the long flight / the ever changing scene / snow-clad glory of egmont / one hundred miles of treacherous coastline / a phantom city of the clouds / above the colourful waikato / over forests and rolling hills / flying through rotorua's thermal wonderland / through a storm in the mountains / picturesque hawke's bay / homeward bound.
Physical Description
159 pages, 10 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm.
With the compliments of the author Hugh Gardiner Hand-written
Christchurch Teachers' College Library Ink Stamp
Presented by Canterbury Branch New Zealand Pioneers and Descendants Club (Inc.) Christchurch Christchurch Teachers' College Library Book Plate
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Credit Line
Hugh Gardiner et al. 1934. Skyways of Maoriland, 02-693. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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