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Photograph - Millicer Air Tourer Prototype VH-FMM, Moorabbin Airport, Victoria, 1959 Image Reg. No: MM 112470

Summary:
Air Tourer prototype (Mk 1) made in Australia by Ultra Light Aircraft Association of Australia, 1959. This monoplane was designed by a team led by Henry K. Millicer. Two seat single engine cantilever low wing monoplane of wooden construction. Continental A-65 engine is fitted. Paint work is yellow and white with black lining. Ten piece Perspex canopy fitted. Civil registration marking on tail "VH- FMM". The design was later put into production by the Victa Aviation Division at Bankstown, NSW as the Victa Airtourer.

The Museum received the wooden prototype VH-FMM as a donation in 1977.

Part of a collection of photographs, negatives and slides used for research by curators at Museum Victoria.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Front view of the Millicer Air Tourer Mk.1 prototype aeroplane VH-FMM at Moorabbin Airport, Melbourne.
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 111 mm (Height), 159 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: museum history, aeroplanes, mechanical engineering, aircraft, air transport, museums, aviation pioneers
Themes this item is part of: Millicer Air Tourer Prototype VH-FMM, Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: propeller aircraft - experimental
Inscriptions: Printed in grey text on back of photograph: 'Gevaert' [repeated]
Model Name/Number: Air Tourer
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer: Ultra Light Aircraft Association of Australia, Newport, Victoria, Australia, circa 1959
Designer: Mr Henry Millicer, Victoria, Australia, 1952
Other Association (See Comments): Victa Consolidated Industries Pty Ltd, Milperra, New South Wales, Australia

Subsequent manufacturer, 1961-1969.
Place & Date Depicted: Moorabbin Airport, Victoria, Australia, 1959

Comments

Glen Greathead Posted on 22 Aug 2013 10:48 PM
Hello i have some information on this aircraft a newspaper article when it crashed landed in tamworth my grand father was the test pilot at the time of the accident

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