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|Photographer:||Young, Mayse, 1913-|
|Collection:||Mayse Young Collection.|
|Description:||Pilot Russell Tapp (left) handing mail to postmaster Hurtle (who was later killed in the bombing of Darwin). Plane HD61 Giant Moth VH-UJB 'Apollo' of Qantas. It arrived at Darwin from Brisbane with the first Australia-England experimental air mail. It was then flown by Kingsford Smith in the 'Southern Cross' (Fokker F.V11b/3m VH-USU) to Akyab (Burma) for transfer to Imperial Airways aircraft thence to England.|
De Havilland DH 61 Giant Moth (biplanes)
|Copyright owner:||Northern Territory Library.|
|Digital format:||3548 x 5000 pixels : 24bpp ; 53.24Mb.|
|Hardcopy format:||1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm.|
|Use and Restrictions:||No known copyright restrictions|
|Appears in Collections:||PictureNT|
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