Saturday, September 25, 2010

The First Air Mail flight to Australia

Faith in Australia on the beach at Murawai ready for take-off with First Official Airmail from N.Z. to Australia, 17 Feb 1934

Article below from The Evening Post 16 February 1934

The Faith flew from Muriwai Beach on 17th February 1934 taking mail to Australia from New Zealand. This was the first official trans-tasman airmail flight the forerunner of our air mail service today.

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