The once sleepy Ondonga airfield in the Solomon Islands sees a RNZAF Kittyhawk from "Gloria Lyons" 18 Squadron, make a rather undignified entrance into the Pacific War as this novice pilot struggles to land on the narrow strip. Ondonga airfield was a ferrying point for many aircraft entering the war. 

Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk.IV and GAZ-AA Cargo Truck