war effort

war effort

Flying high with Dad

1w ago
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While hanging out with Dad, we decided to go for a last minute flight over the rivers of Wanaka. Classic Flights Wanaka took us on a flight of a lifetime. These Tiger Moths bring the soul back to flying. In total over 8,700 Tiger Moths have been built, 4,200 for the RAF alone. This type is credited with training thousands of pilots for the Allied war effort and remained in service until as late as 1951 in the UK and 1955 in New Zealand. Developed in the 1930's Built in NZ in 1941 145hp Gipsy II engine