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National Archives of Australia:

A3560, 6993 Like


Visit of Imperial Airways Airliner ASTRAEA on a survey flight for proposed air mail service. Aircraft taxing on Duntroon landing ground. Aircraft weighs 10 tons laden, holds 17 passengers, 14 feet high, wing span 90 feet, 71.5 feet long, is a high wing unbraced monoplane with four Armstrong Siddeley double Mongoose air cooled radial engines of 340 horse power. Cruising speed is 118 MPH and maximum speed of 150 MPH and has a fuel range for 7 hours at full load.

Date Range

January 1921–December 1935


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