The golden age of New Zealand flying boats
Paul Harrison, Author; Brian Lockstone, Other contributor; Andy Anderson, Other contributor;
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Brian Lockstone, Other contributor
Andy Anderson, Other contributor
Contents: Introduction / abbreviations / early days / Hobsonville beginnings / the scramble for pacific air routes / the pusser's duck / into action / the Empire flying boats / TEAL at war / Singapores from Singapore / to war in the Far East / operations at Suva / sea 'Cats' / warcats / seaplane training flight / transports to peace / the flying boat transport flight / NAC Sunderlands / the marine section / post-war reshaping / the New Zealand incident / post-war Catalinas / Queen of the seas and skies / New Zealand based operations / tropical Sunderlands / the Sunderlands are paid off / uniformed small fry / final days / aircraft technical details / history of selected aircraft / colours and markings for RNZAF flying boats / wartime conversion of TEAL boats / Catalina dumbo missions and ferry crews
Brian Lockstone Hand-written
Andy Anderson Hand-written
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