When NAC modernised its fleet in 1954 it chose the British-made Vickers Viscount. The first pressurised turbo-prop aircraft to fly New Zealand skies, it flew above most turbulence and reduced flight times.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP-Aviation-Air New Zealand-002
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