Kōrero: Aviation

The Vickers Viscount

The Vickers Viscount

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.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP-Aviation-Air New Zealand-002

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Aimer, 'Aviation - Onward and upward: 1940s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6603/the-vickers-viscount (accessed 26 September 2020)

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