Depicts Mr. George E. Sampson (right) and another man in front of a De Havilland Moth. The words 'Brisbane Flying School QANTAS Ltd' is on the fuselage.
CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS Objects aeroplane
Port, Frederick (b.1896, d.1965)
History and use
This photograph depicts Mr. George E. Sampson and an unidentified man standing beside a De Havilland Moth. The first flying school in Brisbane was the Queensland Volunteer Flying Civilians (QVFC). Sampson was the first pupil of the Brisbane Flying School and this image was taken on the day of his first solo flight in May, 1927.
From the collection of early 20th Century freelance photographer, Mr Fred Port.