Crowd deterrent - show of supreme force 2009-2012 - The Gisborne Herald


Our region now has its own waka hourua (voyaging waka) called Tairawhiti. Congratulations to Tairawhiti Voyaging Trust who made this a reality. This waka is …

For instance, before the advent of appropriate recording systems, cockpit instruments were filmed with cine cameras and the films were then read by a team of film-readers and transcribed to tabular form. These tables were then plotted on graph paper by any handy apprentices! During a series of tests of emergency braking systems which involved large rubber brake pads carried between the main bogie wheels and extended to contact the runway, the company photographer, Paul Culerne, was actually strapped to the front undercarriage leg to photograph the operation of the pads (no videos in those days!). This was while the aircraft was moving at landing speed - not when stationary!


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