Aircraft Photo of ZK-ACO | De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide |
Registration / Serial:ZK-ACO
Other Marks:60
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide (Dominie)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
C/n (msn):6259
Aircraft Name:Tainui
City / Airport:MildenhallMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGUN   IATA: MHZ   Local: -   Other: -
Event:MacRobertson Air Race 1934
Photo Date:9 October 1934 to 20 October 1934
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Photo ID: 152763
Photographer's Remark

The ninth and last finisher in the London to Melbourne Air Race, arriving on 3 November. Flown on to New Zealand, but shipped back to Australia for resale. Served an airliner as VH-UUO with a tour of duty in the RAAF as A33-1 in 1940-42. Crashed on a service to Tooraweenah, NSW in 1952. Photo from: John Hopton / Geoff Goodall collection

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