In 2014, thanks to the wonderful co-operation of many people, his airmail flight was re-enacted - the most spectacular such event in Australia - and on a shoestring budget - details of the budget, and our total finances, are here
This year, to coincide with Bastille Day, we want to finalise the records of Maurice's time in Australia, and we hope to put permanent records of his activities in relevant places.
Thanks everyone: in less than six hours after sending out the catalogue emails we have sold enough merchandise to finance four plaques! Amazing! Tom, 11 46pm July 1
remaining merchandise from the flight is on sale, and the highlight
is postcards 1, 2, 3, 4 and 1785, which are part of unique packages
that make them highly desirable for people interested both in
philately and Australian aviation history. For each $70 we receive we will be able to put
a small commemorative plaque inside a building at each the places at
which Guillaux made history in 1914. See
section for information.....
and visit our shop......
French pilot Maurice Guillaux was in Australia for 203 days in 1914. He was one of Australia's great aviation pioneers:
For more information: email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tom Lockley, secretary, Airmail Centenary Commemoration Group, AHSA (NSW) inc