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Just a test function from Mike Feeney in New Zealand.
Sun, Feb 23 2014 1:18 AM

A test function.

TALES FROM THE SOUTH PACIFIC. Still testing my Blog function.
Fri, Nov 1 2013 2:22 AM

Tally Ho again troops.We are running more test functions since I changed to Windows 8.....Mutter...Mutter.

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TALES FROM THE SOUTH PACIFIC.
Fri, Oct 11 2013 8:32 PM

Greetings from an ancient aviation dinosaur now retired in New Zealnd.

This is just to trial some tests of the site following some ill health and some problems with my blog items which began running back in the early years of Flightglobal.

Cheers chaps and chocks away.

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A HELLO FROM THE SOUTH PACIFIC.
Sun, Sep 22 2013 12:00 AM

JUST A GREETING HELLO AFTER HAVING BEEN A TAD ILL SINCE APRIL. HAD A STROKE SO HAD TO GET USED TO WALKING WITH A STICK AND SEEING THE SCREEN AGAIN ETC. ALSO FORGOT MANY WORDS. BUT IT IS GREAT TO BE BACK AGAIN...TO SOME EXTENT. CHEERS AND REGARDS FROM A DINOSAUR AVIATOR AND EARLY DAKOTA DRIVER.

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"WINGS OF TIME". # 17. The NAA P-51 Mustang. Part One.
Mon, Apr 8 2013 2:58 AM

Part One of a three part examination; particularly of the "D" model.

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"WINGS OF TIME". # 16. The Grumman Avenger. Part Two.
Wed, Mar 13 2013 3:12 AM

This part covers handling the TBF and RNZAF WWII operations in the SW Pacific.

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"WINGSPREAD". # 20. March. Another issue from New Zealand.
Fri, Mar 8 2013 11:22 PM

This issue contains an article on flying the early Handley Page Jetstream by Bernie Lewis and my story about flying my PL-12 Airtruk.

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"WINGSPREAD". #19. February 11th, 2013.
Mon, Feb 11 2013 1:13 AM

Continuing the ramblings from a retired New Zealand aviator.

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"WINGS OF TIME". #16. The Grumman TBF Avenger. Part One.
Mon, Feb 11 2013 12:30 AM

A look back at the Grumman Avenger of which the Royal Navy operated many.

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WHY DID THE BIG DINOSAUR BIPLANES BECOME EXTINCT?
Tue, Jan 15 2013 8:17 PM

A somewhat light-hearted look at the big Imperial Airways biplanes of the 1920s and '30s.

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"TIGER MOTH MEMORIES". A Christmas-time reflective memoir.
Mon, Dec 24 2012 8:40 PM

A nostalgic memoir of the DH-82A in New Zealand during the post WWII era.

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"New Zealand Agricultural Pilot's Memorial Roll". Revised version #03.
Sun, Dec 23 2012 6:55 PM

Very sadly, we have recently lost another pilot; unusually, a trainee.

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SEASONAL GREETINGS FROM YE SOUTH PACIFIC.
Sat, Dec 22 2012 7:51 PM

Just ye merrie greetings from New Zealand. Arguably the greatest cricketing nation on the planet.

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"WINGSPREAD". #18. End of year stuff from a humble Colonial.
Fri, Dec 21 2012 8:34 PM

Merrie Greetings from a colonial outpost in the vast Southern Ocean.

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"WINGS OF TIME". # 15. The Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer.
Wed, Dec 12 2012 3:32 AM

A nostalgic essay on the porky perky Tri-Pacer; a much-loved aeroplane.

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