RON ERIC PRICE - FLIGHT ENGINEER - 576836 RAF WO1 29-10-1923 - 06-02-2016. Aged 92 years. A long life well-lived. - Ron enjoyed a career in aviation that saw service during WWII on Sunderland Flying Boats, followed by commercial service with Cook Strait Air Services NZ AND LATER AS CHIEF FLIGHT ENGINEER WITH BRITISH EAGLE AIRLINES. In 1965 he joined Air New Zealand and finished his career after a short stint with Singapore Airlines following retirement from Air NZ. An accomplished age-group marathon runner, he achieved great results in both the Rotorua and Honolulu marathons. The above was recieved from Leonard Mills in New Zealand.