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NZALPA at Warbirds Over Wanaka (WOW) International Airshow

NZALPA at Warbirds Over Wanaka (WOW) International Airshow
NZALPA will be at the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow this Easter, 30.03.2018-01.04.2018. Come and visit us at our trade stand where you can check out our merchandise, chat with us about the big issues facing aviation; drones, laser strikes, RESA and more.
Categories: General Aviation, Events
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20 October 2016 - International Day of the Air Traffic Controller

20 October 2016 - International Day of the Air Traffic Controller
The International Day of the Air Traffic Controller, celebrated on 20 October each year, not only marks the anniversary of IFATCA (International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations), which was founded on the 20th October 1961, it also celebrates the men and women who work 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help make air travel the safest possible mode of transport.
Categories: Air Traffic Control, IFATCA
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Eagle Airways has landed for the last time - 26 August 2016

Eagle Airways has landed for the last time - 26 August 2016
The 26 August will always be remembered as the day the ‘greatest little airline in New Zealand’ closed its operations. An extremely sad moment, but at the same time one of immense pride and reflection on all Eagle has achieved since it commenced its scheduled airline operations on 3 October 1975.
Categories: Airlines, Historical
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Wayne Ormrod - 2015 Contingency Fund Trust (CFT) Scholarship Winner

Wayne Ormrod - 2015 Contingency Fund Trust (CFT) Scholarship Winner
To say that Wayne Ormrod gave his A-Cat a good go would be an understatement. It took multiple attempts to schedule his test (and get it done). Due to both the weather and the demands on the flight examiner, getting a two-day block where weather was good and they were both available proved a significant challenge in the process. On the 22nd of June 2016 Wayne was successful and as the 2015 Contingency Fund Trust (CFT) Scholarship Winner he met with Katie Rowsell, NZALPA GA Advocate, to give h...
Categories: Scholarships, CFT, General Aviation
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