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Record 5/19
Captain Euan Dickson, with two passengers, C.H. Hewlett, deputy chairman of the Canterbury Aviation Company and J.E. Moore, the chief mechanic, flew from Dillons Point to Trentham. It was the first crossing of Cook Strait by air. This photograph was taken at Dillons Point after the return from Wellington. Captain Euan Dickson's Avro 504K, D6243, 28 August 1920.
First across Cook Strait -Kiwis Get Wings: 1920's Marlborough Aviation -Copyright Marlborough Museum - Marlborough Historical Society Inc
First flight across CookStrait

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Last modified on: December 19, 2014