Story: Aerial recreation

Learning to fly

Learning to fly

Aero clubs have always played a key role in the training of new pilots. Here, Wellington Aero Club instructor Richard Bell takes two Queen Margaret College students on a flight over the city in 2000. At the controls is Eugenie Huang, while Adrienne Booth looks on from the back seat.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/2000/0907/20a
Photograph by Maarten Holl

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Aerial recreation - Flying powered aircraft', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 August 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006