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Negative - LASCO Lascoter Aeroplane, Sea Lake, Victoria, 1937 Image Reg. No: MM 002151

Description Of Content:
A group of people beside a LASCO Lascoter aeroplane at Sea Lake. It was taking people on joy flights. The Lascoter was the only one of its type built by the Larkin Aircraft Supply Co. at Coode Island, Melbourne in 1929. It was the first Australian designed and built aeroplane to be granted a Certificate of Airworthiness. It was later re-engined with an Armstrong Siddeley Jaguar engine as seen in this image.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Roy White, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, recreation
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Air Travel
Tertiary Classification: passengers
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Sea Lake, Mallee, Victoria, Australia, 1937

Comments

Kevin OReilly Posted on 21 Dec 2010 4:11 PM
This machine was an Australian built Lascoter seen here at Sea Lake as depicted on October 29 1937. It took 59 joy-riders on short flights. (this engine installed in 1936)
It was flown by Harold Shelton who went on to be an airline pilot with ANA

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