Story: Garden, Oscar

Oscar Garden astride his De Havilland 60 Gipsy Moth, England, 1930

Oscar Garden astride his De Havilland 60 Gipsy Moth, England, 1930

Oscar Garden left Croydon Airport, England, on 16 October 1930 on his first solo flight from England to Australia. Essential items, such a spare propeller, were lashed to the fuselage.

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How to cite this page:

Margareta Gee and Stephen Berry. 'Garden, Oscar', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5g4/garden-oscar (accessed 14 August 2020)