Historical information

This medallion was produced to commemorate the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's annual air show which was held at Wodonga. It took place at Joe Drage's Air World Museum in Wodonga, Victoria. The event included a fly-in by members of the Antique Aeroplane Association which attracted vintage planes from all parts of Australia. This medallion and 2 other linked medallions were owned by Mr. Clive Cossor. He spent a lot of time at Drage's Historical Aircraft Museum and also helped transport gliders. He was also at the Albury racecourse as a teenager to assist in moving the Uiver when it was forced to land in a storm during the MacRobertson Trophy Air Race from London to Melbourne in October 1934.

Significance

This medallion is significant as it records an important event recognising aviation in Australia.

Physical description

A medallion produced to commemorate the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's annual air show held at Wodonga.

Inscriptions & markings

Around edge of the front of medallion "ANTIQUE AEROPLANE ASSOCIATION AUSTRALIA WODONGA 1982" with the De Haviland logo in the centre,
On the reverse side "SPONSORS/RADIO/2AY/ALBURY-WODONGA" 8

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