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J.J. Hammond and his Boxkite plane, Ascot Racecourse, Botany, Sydney, 5 May 1911 / photographed by Sam Hood | by State Library of New South Wales collection
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J.J. Hammond and his Boxkite plane, Ascot Racecourse, Botany, Sydney, 5 May 1911 / photographed by Sam Hood

Format: Black & white photoprint

 

Notes: First pilot to carry passengers in a powered aircraft in Australia and the first time an aeroplane flew from what became Kingsford Smith Airport, Mascot, Sydney

 

From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

 

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Taken on June 12, 1912