A Long Time Ago…

A long time ago….Hi there,  I was a passenger from Sydney to Auckland in January 1954. I was about 3  1/2 years old. I clearly remember parts of the trip. I can identify the  lower deck seat I sat in. I remember building a tower of blocks and  balancing a Dinky toy Holden ute on the tower until a shudder from  turbulence would topple it. One of the hostesses had a distinctive mole  on her cheek. I am interested in your emails. i am aware that I was privileged to  travel on the last of the great luxury airliners of the slow flight era.  i have had fun since then to add a DC-3 and a Convair also Widgeons and  Goose and Cessna float-plane to the tally. I wonder if that early flight gave me some of my fascination with  aeroplanes ever since.


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