Postcard Marking the 1st 100 Mile Flight

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Postcard Marking the 1st 100 Mile Flight

BC Hucks piloted the first plane to carry mail over 100 miles. It flew off from Glasshouse Bath, to London on 24th May 1912. A small aviation museum near where he took off details very early flights. Is this why BC Hucks chose to fly from that area? We have a rare postcard that travelled on that historic flight which is labelled with the details of the flight and has a personal message to the receiver.

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