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1965 - 55th Anniv, First Aeroplane Flight in South Australia

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1965 - 55th Anniv, First Aeroplane Flight in South Australia

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Australia Air Mail Catalogue 1541

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Issued on March 17th 1965. The 55th Anniv of the first powered flight in Australia by Fred Custance was commemorated with a parachute drop of souvenir covers on the actual air field at Bolivar, South Australia. The pilot was R Cavill in a Cessna. The cover shown is signed by the 1910 mechanic, W. Wittber, but we also have the unsigned one which you can choose from the drop down menu The cachet in green was applied to all mail.