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People stand around the DH 89 Dragon Rapide (ZH-ACO) named ‘Tainui’ anchored on the grass at Milson Aerodrome in Palmerston North. The aircraft had competed in the England – Australia Melbourne Centenary Air Race after which it flew on to New Zealand and landed in Palmerston North. The plane was flown by three New Zealanders: Squadron Leader J D Hewitt, Flying Officer C E Kay and F Stewart.

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2007N_Av72_TEC_1237
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de Havilland Rapide at Milson Airport
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Coolstore
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Palmerston North
Date
1934

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Palmerston North City Library

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