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M H Oram, later Sir Matthew Oram, Member of Parliament, first President of the Manawatu Aero Club, speaking at the opening of the Club's landing strip. The airstrip was on the site of the present day Palmerston North airport, which began operating as Milson airport in 1936. Mr Billy Water is wearing a hat on the platform to the right of the 'Plume' pump. Also see 2009n_av11_tra_2256.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Av12_009523
Title
Official Opening of Milson Aerodrome
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Av 12
Date
December 5, 1931

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M H Oram and crowd at the opening of Manawatu Aero Club landing strip, Milson

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Milson Airport, Palmerston North

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