Photograph 7495617
After flying helicopters in Asia, Africa, North and South America, New Guinea, Australia and the Caribbean, John Kirk, 29, from Hare Hadge Lane, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, decided to settle in Australia. And with him is his South American bride, formerly Carmen Martinez, whom he married in March 1959. John, with 3500 hours on helicopters, is one of Australia's most experienced "Chopper" pilots. He is the demonstration pilot in Australia for the Bell 47 three-seater helicopter and lives in Brisbane, Queensland. John Kirk entering the three-seater Bell 47 Helicopter to take off at the entrance of a hanger at Brisbane Airport

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A12111, 1/1959/16/61
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