Photograph 7495618
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 bell47 three-seater helicopter and lives in Brisbane, Queensland. John Kirk carrying out a routine daily inspection of the helicopter

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RecordSearch reference: 
A12111, 1/1959/16/62
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