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TIMARU TO CHRISTCHURCH PER BIPLANE.

SCOTLAND'S'-- ySUGCESSF¥L^

FLIGHTS

ASHBURTON PASSED AT

4 P.M.

KEEN INTEREST EVINCED

AN UNPROMISING START.

\6i HOURS' STOP AT ORARI

(Per Press Association.)

'■"■ TIMARUyThis Morning. Mr J. W. H. Scotland left Timaru shortly after 8 a.m. on his aerial flight to Christchurch. 'In the preliminary flight one of the planes of the biplane ! went wrong, and he' landed at Quarry Hill, Fairview Road, to adjust it. Finally, he got away beautifully, sailed over Timaru, and then in a line due north-r4OO ,to 50Q fe,et high. The ;weather- is fine,? with no- wind, 1 and the flight was watched by a tfreat. many people. V TIMARU, 12 Noon. Word has been received from Orari (20 miles) that landed there •;at-/9;6'clock;'y: f-ff'; ''__. '-..'■ ,;',}•. • „-'-'.' :\- ---:•;'-:} The air being very cold, he; became numbed, arid thought it inadvisable to continue his flight. It is understood at Orari that the aviator is short of a certain oil required for the machine, but that he may resume his, journey about 2 o'clock.

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TIMARU TO CHRISTCHURCH PER BIPLANE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8811, 6 March 1914

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TIMARU TO CHRISTCHURCH PER BIPLANE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8811, 6 March 1914

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