Aircraft Photo of VH-UON | De Havilland D.H. 80A Puss Moth | #169319
Registration / SerialVH-UON
Aircraft Original TypeDe Havilland D.H. 80 Puss Moth
Aircraft Generic TypeDe Havilland D.H. 80 Puss Moth
Aircraft VersionDe Havilland D.H. 80A Puss Moth
C/n (msn)2001
Aircraft NameSpirit of New Zealand
City / AirportSydney - Kingsford Smith InternationalMap
Region / CountryNew South Wales, Australia
Airport CodesICAO: YSSY   IATA: SYD   Local: YSSY   Other: -
Photo Date26 November 1934
Photo Photo Archive
Photo ID: 169319
Photo Comment

Flown to New Zealand in defiance of the Civil Aviation Board suspending its registration because the modifications for the flight were not approved. Crew Ray Whitehead and Rex Nicholl arrested on arrival. They were fined. A aircraft registered in New Zealand as ZK-ADU. Used for joyriding taking advantage of the notoriety. Photo from: National Library of Australia

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