Story: Aviation

Great War Stories: Keith Caldwell

The First World War provided a considerable impetus to aviation. In Auckland the Walsh brothers established a flying school at Kohimarama. One of those who trained there was Keith Caldwell, who went on to become New Zealand’s most successful air ace of the war. Watch Keith Caldwell’s Great War Story.

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Peter Aimer, 'Aviation - The beginnings of aviation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2024)

Story by Peter Aimer, published 12 Jun 2006