Kōrero: Aviation

Short S30 aircraft

Short S30 aircraft

In the 1930s Imperial Airways of Britain joined with the Australian airline Qantas to provide a mail and passenger service between Britain and Australia. The final link across the Tasman Sea was achieved with the appearance of a new airline, Tasman Empire Airways Ltd (TEAL), which had joint British, Australian and New Zealand ownership. The trans-Tasman service began in 1940, using Short S30 flying boats like this one.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Private collection, Paul Harrison

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Aimer, 'Aviation - International destinations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/6581/short-s30-aircraft (accessed 26 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Peter Aimer, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006