Aircraft Photo of VH-UQO | De Havilland DH.80A Puss Moth |
Registration / Serial:VH-UQO
Other Marks:16
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.80A Puss Moth
C/n (msn):2089
Aircraft Name:My Hildergarde
City / Airport:MildenhallMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGUN   IATA: MHZ   Local: -   Other: -
Event:MacRobertson Air Race 1934
Photo Date:15 October 1934 to 20 October 1934
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Photo ID: 152773
Photographer's Remark

The Puss Moth of Jimmy Melrose at Mildenhall before the London to Melbourne Air Race. Flying solo, Melrose finished as seventh and as third on handicap, winning the second handicap prize. Roscoe Turner's Boeing 247, with not race number 57, but the Heintz Tomato Ketchup number 57, is also seen. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society (Australia) / Geoff Goodall collection

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