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200 years Manned Flight

BICENTENARY MANNED FLIGHT

The first air journey was made on 21st November 1783 in a hot air balloon built by the Montgolfier brothers.

The British Antarctic Territory cover features specialy adapted planes that have operated in the Antarctic.

The De Havilland Twin Otter, De Havilland Single Otter, Consolidated Canso, and Lockheed Vega.

The Falkland Island Dependencies stamps feature the Westland Whirlwind, Westland Wasp, Saunders-Roe Walrus, and Auster.

The Falkland Island planes are the Britten-Norman Islander, DHC-2 Beaver, Noorduyn Norseman, and Auster.

The Auster is also depicted on the Calendar Card.

 

 

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