Aircraft Photo of G-AUCQ | Avro 534 Baby | #147771
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith InternationalMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSSY   IATA: SYD   Local: YSSY   Other: -
Photo Date:June 1921 to June 1925
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Photo ID: 147771
Photo Comment

The prototype Avro Baby. Was G-EACQ for pioneer aviator Bert Hinkler who attempted to fly it to Australia, only to be thwarted when he was refused permission to overfly Iraq. Returned to the UK where it competed in the 1920 Hendon Aerial Derby before being shipped to Australia. Initially registered to local Avro agent Australian Aircraft and Engineering. -UCQ's certificate of registration expired in October 1931 by which time it was VH-UCQ. Stored until 1970 when it was donated to the Queensland Museum. Now on display as G-EACQ. Photo from: State Library of Queensland

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