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Flight Officer Betty E Black - Papers

Collection | Ref # 1988/1132,1988/1182 | Held by Air Force Museum of New Zealand

What is it?

Title:

Flight Officer Betty E Black - Papers

Creator:

Black, Betty E

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

20 items

Reference number:

1988/1132,1988/1182

Description:

Pilot's log books (4), photographs (8) and other papers relating to the Air Transport Auxiliary service of Betty Beaumont (nee Black) 1942-1946.

Betty Black learned to fly at the Taeri Aero Club in 1935. After service as a WAAF at Rongotai in 1941, she joined the ATA in Britain and served as a ferry pilot until 1946. She remained in Britain, only returning to settle in Nelson in the 1960s. the Museum also holds her medals.

Dates covered:

1935 - 1975

Access conditions:

No Restrictions

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Keywords:

WWII · WW2 · Pilot · World War, 1939-1945 · Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) · Ferry Pilot

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