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Title: 1919 air race, Airco DH9 G-EAQM P.D.
Photo No: PH0110/0046
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metadata.picturent.dc.contributor.photographer: Litchfield, Jessie, 1883-1956
Date taken: 2-Aug-1920
Place: Parap, Darwin
Collection: Christa Roderick Collection.
Description: Landing of Parer and McIntosh, entrants in the 1919 air race. The last to depart was the only other entry to actually make it to Australia - Airco DH9 G-EAQM P.D. under the command of Lieutenant Ray Parer. Parer and his co-pilot Lieutenant John McIntosh departed London on 8 January 1920 and completed their flight in an epic 206 days later, earning Parer the sobriquet "Battling Ray Parer".
Related link: Australian Dictionary of Biography : Parer, Raymond John Paul (1894 - 1967)
Wikipedia : England to Australia flight
Subject: England-Australia Air Race, 1919
air races
Copyright owner: Library & Archives NT
Digital format: 3069 x 5000 pixels : 48bpp ; 87.8Mb, jpeg 2.54Mb.
File type: image/tiff
Hardcopy format: 1 photograph : b&w ; 10.5 x 17.7 cm.
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