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TELEGRAPHIC

From Our Special Correspondent.

By Electric Telegaph,

AVIATION.

CORPS TO BE FORMED IN

NEW ZEALAND

FIRST FLIGHT IN CANTERBURY

CnrusTcnußCH, December 21

It i 3 probable that the Dominion gift Bleriot monoplane will be brought into active flight in the near future, i An effort is being made to organise an aviation corps, which without requiring financial assistance from tbe Defence Department, will be under the control of the authorities. As Lieutenant Hammond, who is a quali fled officer of tbe Royal Flying Corps, is associated with the movement, it may meet with official approval,

It is hoped that (he monoplane will be taken to Auckland to show at the military tournament in connection with the exhibition.

The first attempts at flying will probably be held in Canterbury, if consent is given by the Department.

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TELEGRAPHIC, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4360, 26 December 1913

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TELEGRAPHIC Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4360, 26 December 1913

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