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Negative - Larkin Aircraft Supply Co. (LASCO) Coode Island, Victoria, 1930 Image Reg. No: MM 7901

Description Of Content:
A large group of employees at the Larkin Aircraft Supply Company Limited on 9 May 1930. The aeroplane is Lascondor VH-UMY which was built by LASCO and designed by W.S Shakleton. It was first flown at Coode Island on 23 March 1930. This was the first three-engined aircraft to be built in Australia but was not put into production. For names see K.R. Meggs 'Australian-Built Aircraft & The Industry, Vol 1, page 181
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Irene Lawson, 1990
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, air transport, airfields, factories, manufacturing workers, aviation, aircraft manufacturing
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Airports
Tertiary Classification: hangars
Organisations Depicted: Larkin Aircraft Supply Co. Ltd
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1930-1940

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Anne Kelly Posted on 10 Aug 2013 3:34 PM
My father Sir Raymond Garrett flew this aircraft and the Lascoter for Jimmy Larkins on the Cammooweal to Daly Waters Airmail Route in 1933.
Peter Ashley Posted on 02 Sep 2014 9:55 AM
My father Alf Ashley flew this aircraft and the Lascoter for Jimmy Larkins on the Cammooweal to Daly Waters Airmail Route from 1930 to 1932

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