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The Resource A passion for flight : New Zealand aviation before the Great War, Errol W. Martyn

A passion for flight : New Zealand aviation before the Great War, Errol W. Martyn

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A passion for flight : New Zealand aviation before the Great War
Title
A passion for flight
Title remainder
New Zealand aviation before the Great War
Statement of responsibility
Errol W. Martyn
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Martyn, Errol W
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand
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  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
Label
A passion for flight : New Zealand aviation before the Great War, Errol W. Martyn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (v. 1. p. 173-181; v. 2. p. 302-313; v. 3. p. 196-205) and index
Contents
  • Volume 1.
  • Ideas, first flight attempts and the aeronauts 1868-1909
  • Volume 2.
  • Aero clubs, aeroplanes, aviators and aeronauts 1910-1914
  • Volume 3.
  • The Joe Hammond story and military beginnings 1910-1914
  • Volume. 1. Beginnings -- The first aeronauts arrive -- Millie and Leila-sisters in the sky -- The triumph and tragedy of 'Captain Charles Lorraine' -- Towards powered flight -- Aeronauts aloft again -- 1909-Annus mirabilis -- An interview with Richard Pearse
  • Volume 2. Aeroplane ventures in the south -- Wellington wings -- An Auckland aero club, famous visitors and the Henning and Dexter aeroplanes -- The Walsh brothers and a biplanes called Manurewa -- Southern aero clubs and their aerial activites -- Vincent Beebe and his extraordinary aeronauts -- Ideas and projects that never took flight -- Airborne abroad -- Aerial tours from abroad that never eventuated -- The saga of New Zealand's first Blériot -- The first practical powered flights -- Aeroplaning in the Manawatu -- 'Scotland in the air' -- Appendices: Amendments to volume 1 ; Miscellany ; Aeronautical patents initiated in New Zealand, 1910-1914 ; Overseas aeronautical patents registeres in New Zealand, 1910-1914 ; Powered flight attempts summarised
  • Volume 3. Joe Hammond - the Kiwi who showed Australia how to fly -- An ill time in New Zealand and flying in England -- With military use in mind -- Alban Roberts - his torpedo, aeroplane and airship experiments -- The beginnings of New Zealand military aviation -- The Britannia - an unexpected gift for the army -- Offers of service for the 'Aerial Corps' -- Military airmen abroad -- 'One of the finest pilots in England' -- Appendices: Amendments to volumes one and two ; Miscellany ; Maintaining a Blérot ; Aviator's certificate holders ; New Zealand Prime Ministers 1910-1914 ; New Zealand Ministers of Defence 1910-1914
Control code
13964889
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
3 v.
Isbn
9780473203870
Isbn Type
(v. 1 : pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (NLNZils)1533431
  • (OCoLC)788425727
  • (Nz)13964889
  • (OCoLC)788425727
Label
A passion for flight : New Zealand aviation before the Great War, Errol W. Martyn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (v. 1. p. 173-181; v. 2. p. 302-313; v. 3. p. 196-205) and index
Contents
  • Volume 1.
  • Ideas, first flight attempts and the aeronauts 1868-1909
  • Volume 2.
  • Aero clubs, aeroplanes, aviators and aeronauts 1910-1914
  • Volume 3.
  • The Joe Hammond story and military beginnings 1910-1914
  • Volume. 1. Beginnings -- The first aeronauts arrive -- Millie and Leila-sisters in the sky -- The triumph and tragedy of 'Captain Charles Lorraine' -- Towards powered flight -- Aeronauts aloft again -- 1909-Annus mirabilis -- An interview with Richard Pearse
  • Volume 2. Aeroplane ventures in the south -- Wellington wings -- An Auckland aero club, famous visitors and the Henning and Dexter aeroplanes -- The Walsh brothers and a biplanes called Manurewa -- Southern aero clubs and their aerial activites -- Vincent Beebe and his extraordinary aeronauts -- Ideas and projects that never took flight -- Airborne abroad -- Aerial tours from abroad that never eventuated -- The saga of New Zealand's first Blériot -- The first practical powered flights -- Aeroplaning in the Manawatu -- 'Scotland in the air' -- Appendices: Amendments to volume 1 ; Miscellany ; Aeronautical patents initiated in New Zealand, 1910-1914 ; Overseas aeronautical patents registeres in New Zealand, 1910-1914 ; Powered flight attempts summarised
  • Volume 3. Joe Hammond - the Kiwi who showed Australia how to fly -- An ill time in New Zealand and flying in England -- With military use in mind -- Alban Roberts - his torpedo, aeroplane and airship experiments -- The beginnings of New Zealand military aviation -- The Britannia - an unexpected gift for the army -- Offers of service for the 'Aerial Corps' -- Military airmen abroad -- 'One of the finest pilots in England' -- Appendices: Amendments to volumes one and two ; Miscellany ; Maintaining a Blérot ; Aviator's certificate holders ; New Zealand Prime Ministers 1910-1914 ; New Zealand Ministers of Defence 1910-1914
Control code
13964889
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
3 v.
Isbn
9780473203870
Isbn Type
(v. 1 : pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (NLNZils)1533431
  • (OCoLC)788425727
  • (Nz)13964889
  • (OCoLC)788425727

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