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Taking to the air is Darby West, test piloting Alexander Radford's home built plane, a modified version of the American Lincoln Sports 1921, at Milson Airport. See Manawatu Evening Standard 23 May 1975, p 10-11 for more information.

Darby (David) West was the son of Palmerston North architect and aviator, Ernst West. Darby died 23rd February 1942, while serving as a pilot in WWII.

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2014N_Av108_009535
Title
Darby West in Alexander Radford’s Plane
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Public Photograph Collection Av 108
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Coolstore

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Milson Airport, Palmerston North
Date
1940

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Palmerston North City Library

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