IAN McDONELL PHOTO
No. 6073. de Havilland D.H.85 Leopard Moth (VH-UUL c/n 7111)
Photographed at Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1991
Announced as the "World's Greatest Air Race for MacRobertson Trophy"
this event started in London, England, on October 20, 1934. C.J.
"Jimmy" Melrose flew the de Havilland D.H.80A Puss Moth (VH-UQO c/n
2089) named "My Hildegard" to Melbourne in 256 hours and finished
second in the handicap section. The aircraft was lost during WW II
while registered in the UK as
Created January 22, 2007