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Aerial view of Somes Island with three biplanes flying past, March 1938

Reference Number: 1/2-C-14274-F

Aerial view of Somes Island. Three Blackburn Baffin biplanes of the Royal New Zealand Air Force are flying past.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Aerial Views, related to New Zealand. Royal New Zealand Air Force, Matiu/Somes Island, Islands - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Blackburn aircraft.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The original Evening Post caption (30 March 1938) reads "The biplanes were carrying out formation flying in connection with recent training operations of the Wellington (Territorial) Squadron of the New Zealand Air Force, stationed at Rongotai."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Somes Island 1938(PFP-000959)

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