Royal Mail Seaplane in Raglan Harbour 1920; X001.61.1

Name/Title

Royal Mail Seaplane in Raglan Harbour 1920

About this object

Boeing Model 1 also known as the B & W Seaplane. A single-engine biplane, seaplane aircraft. It was the first commercial Boeing plane and one of only 2 in New Zealand when the NZ Flying School bought them off the American company (- B&W's first international sale of the aircraft).

This plane landed in Raglan to deliver the mai on April 12-13th, 1920, on possibly its only return journey.

Collection

Miscefski Family

Object number

X001.61.1

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