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Tales from the MacRobertson International Air Races

March 12, 2021 - March 4, 2022
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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To celebrate Victoria’s centenary in 1934, Macpherson Robertson sponsored a great air race from England to Melbourne. There were originally 20 entrants of which only 12 arrived in Melbourne. The British winning entrants took a whisker under 3 days, the last plane to arrive took some 4 months.  The RHSV is mounting an exhibition which takes a close look at the entrants in the races (there were two races run concurrently – a speed race and a handicap race) including the most well-known entrant, the Dutch Uiver.     

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6:45 pm

A Trip to the Dominions – The Scientific Event that Changed Australia

October 26 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
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A presentation via zoom by Professor Lynette Russell AM Tuesday 2 6 October 20 2 1 6.45pm for 7 pm Please book by phoning: George Fernando 0448 296 258 or emailing - enquiries@chs.org.au The link for the session will be sent after booking Professor Lynette Russell AM, FASSA, FAHA is an award-winning Australian historian and
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