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100 Years of Aviation – Singapore

2011 marks a centennial of aviation in Singapore. Singapore saw her first aircraft, piloted by Mr Joseph Christiaens, take off from the racecourse in Farrer Park on 16 March 1911 and that marked the start of aviation in Singapore. Eight …

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Aviation Centenaries – Gibraltar

Gibraltar post issued a set of stamps featuring the 100th Anniversary of Seaplanes depicting Henri Fabre flying Le Canard on 28th March 1910 making it the first seaplane to take off from water; the Supermarine S.6B: Schneider Trophy winner in …

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75 years record flight Elly Beinhorn

75 years record flight by Elly Beinhorn German post issued a stamp to celebrate the 75 years of record flight made by Elly Beinhorn. On 13 August 1935 Elly Beinhorn led by a flight of them – but also their …

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