This Month In Suffolk – Mildenhall October 1934

race between small planes

The Great Race

The historic MacRobertson air race, put together by the Royal Aero Club and sponsored by  the Australian philanthropist, Sir MacPherson Robertson and named after his confectionary company MacRobertson, saw planes fly from Mildenhall in Suffolk, all the way to Melbourne, Australia.
On the 20th October 1934 at 6:30am