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National Archives of Australia:

A3560, 5188 Like

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Second Conference of 65th District of Rotary. Delegates arriving in the aeroplane called 'Canberra', a De Havilland 61 Giant Moth.

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January 1921–December 1935

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Bruce Mackay says:
May 27 2012

1929 according to Rotary Club of Canberra Records

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Rod Dunne says:
November 19 2012

The photograph shows the de Havilland 61 Giant Moth VH-UHW. The aircraft arrived in Australia in November 1928 and was sold to Holden's Air Transport Services Ltd in early 1929 for service in New Guinea. The airman in the photograph may be the owner, Les Holden. The Rotary Club of Canberra dating of the photograph is probably accurate.

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