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Photograph - Millicer Air Tourer Under Construction, Newport, Victoria, 1957 Image Reg. No: MM 112492

Summary:
Air Tourer prototype (Mk 1) made in Australia by Ultra Light Aircraft Association of Australia, 1959. This monoplane was designed by ateam led by Henry K. Millicer. Two seat single engine cantilever low wing monoplane of wooden construction. Continental A-65 or Rolls Royce 0-200 engine. 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:
Cockpit of the Millicer VH-FMM Airtourer prototype under construction at Perfectus Airscrews, Newport, Victoria.
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 91 mm (Height), 127 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: museum history, aeroplanes, manufacturing, aircraft manufacturing, aircraft, air transport, aeronautics, fuselages, aviation pioneers, aircraft manufacture
Themes this item is part of: Millicer Air Tourer Prototype VH-FMM, Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: propeller aircraft - experimental
Inscriptions: Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: 'COCKPIT STRUCTURE / SHOWING MEMBERS / MADE OUT SANWINCH / OF PLYWOOD & PAPER HONEY- / -COMB. WENT TOGETHER / LIKE A MECHANO SET / WINTER 1957.'
Model Name/Number: Air Tourer
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer: Perfectus Airscrew Pty Ltd, Newport, Victoria, Australia, 1957
Designer: Mr Henry Millicer, Victoria, Australia, 1952
Place & Date Depicted: Newport, Victoria, Australia, 1957

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