Brothers Leo Walsh (born in England) and Vivian Walsh (born in New Zealand after the family emigrated) built this British-designed Howard Wright biplane from imported parts. They flew it at Auckland on 5 February 1911 – the first officially-recorded flight in New Zealand.
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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero
by Hubert Vale
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