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SCOTLAND'S FLIGHTS AT DUNEDIN.

DUNEDIN, March' 1. The residents of Dunedin had an opportunity yesterday of seeing, an aeroplane in actual flight. The youthful New Zealand aviator, Mr Scotland, was timed to lift his Caudron biplane from Tahuna Park at 3.30 p.m. At an ear-. . Her hour than this, however,, the fit^J \ wind had given him some misgiving as to the possibility of his machine being able to make an ascent. After waiting for a couple of hours, the wind fell, and Scotland decided to ascend. The aviator had the machine completely under control, and circled three Dimes around the Park. He then made a wider sweep, flying over the Musselburgh district. Hundreds of people, craned their necks as the aviator flew overhead. Mr Scotland gave an even better exhibition this morning. His Caudron , got a nice take-off, and was soon heading" across "the top of the harbour towards, Moming,ton. He returned under easy "'control across 1 South Dunedin.

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SCOTLAND'S FLIGHTS AT DUNEDIN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8807, 2 March 1914

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SCOTLAND'S FLIGHTS AT DUNEDIN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8807, 2 March 1914

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