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Air Power Development Centre

Air Power Development Centre

The purpose of the Air Power Development Centre (APDC) is to research, formulate and disseminate information on air power, from a New Zealand perspective in order to promote awareness on the contribution of air power to the security of New Zealand.

The APDC delivers air power education and champions the ongoing development of air power knowledge.  The APDC achieves its aims through a variety of methods including research, development, and dissemination of air power-related articles and booklets; and writing philosophical and operational doctrine.

People interested in reading more about air power should visit their local library, or search relevant websites. The APDC recommends the following websites to further your research or simply to expand your understanding of the principles of air power:

If you have a general enquiry on air power-related topics you can contact us using this contact form or send us your enquiry to:

The Director
Air Power Development Centre
RNZAF Base Ohakea
Private Bag 11033
Palmerston North
New Zealand


APDC periodicals

APDC monthly bulletin




2016/ 17