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Army Book 152

This record contains sample pages from the original, hand-written diary of Michael SC Gordon, combined with a transcript of the diary that was typed up some time ago.

The transcript on this page is of the diary itself, not the typed version.

The original diary contains 62 hand-written pages, and the typed version 43 pages.

The full copies of each of these are available at the Hawke’s Bay Knowledge Bank for those interested in reading more.

Dorothy Field Pilot

Dorothy Field, first female at Bridge Pa Club to become a pilot, standing in front DH 60 – ZK-AAE at Bridge Pa Aerodrome

“HERETAUNGA HAWKE’S BAY” on fuselage

Dorothy Field Pilot

Dorothy Field, first female at Bridge Pa Club to become a pilot, in the cockpit of DH 60 – ZK-AAE at Bridge Pa Aerodrome

Dorothy Field Pilot

Dorothy Field, first female at Bridge Pa Club to become a pilot at Bridge Pa

Flight Lieutenant Michael Gordon

Flight Lieutenant Michael Scott Campbell Gordon wearing flying coat, boots, goggles on hat

Letter from Sir Keith Park 1956

Sir Keith Park was a shareholder of the Hawke’s Bay Aerial Topdressing Company

Noel Sutherland

Photo caption –

“[?]/12/44
Thought you may like a copy of this.
NZ422329
P/O Noel Sutherland DFC
Our skipper
Nov 1944

Isn’t he sweet?
Dave

Noel Sutherland in full kit

Pilot's Log Book

This record contains sample pages from the original, hand-written pilot’s log book of Michael SC Gordon plus a summary of this pilot’s log book that was typed up some time ago.

The original log book contains 41 pages of flying information.

The full copy of the log book is available at the Hawke’s Bay Knowledge Bank for those interested in reading more.

Plane 1926

Dudley Newbigin and unknown pilot ready to fly, 1926