Photography by Denis Wilford

Grumman G-44A Widgeon

Grumman Widgeon leaving the water coming up the ramp to dry land.

A Grumman G-44A Widgeon amphibious aircraft belonging to Tourist Air Travel arriving at Mechanics Bay. This was the former home of TEAL - Tasman Empire Airways, the forerunner of Air New Zealand - when they were operating Solent Flying Boats.

Taken 10th July, 1960.
Photo AC0049. Kodachrome II. f5.6;1/125.