Folder 4 of 4 - Pilot's certificates and licences and pilot's log book relating to the interwar career of Wilmot Hudson Fysh, June 1921 - February 1940

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Accession Number AWM2020.22.243
Collection number PR83/078
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Folder
Item count 4
Object type Log book, Certificate
Physical description 64 Image/s captured
Maker Fysh, Wilmot Hudson
Various
Place made Australia
Date made 1921-1940
Conflict Period 1930-1939
Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1920-1929
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Description

Collection relating to the First World War service, interwar career with Qantas and Second World War service of 415 Lieutenant Wilmot Hudson Fysh, No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (later Squadron Leader, Royal Australian Air Force), At sea, Egypt, Turkey, England and Australia, 20 October 1914 - c. 1945.

Folder 4 of 4 - Contains three pilot's certificates and licences issued to Wilmot Hudson Fysh during his interwar flying career with Qantas, and a pilot's log book he kept during this period with entries dating from 15 August 1921 to 17 September 1939. The pilot's log book includes a summary of past flying experience, and records information such as dates of flights, aircraft flown, flight routes and brief remarks relating to flying operations. The latter provide some insight into Fysh's flying experiences throughout this period encompassing test flights, practice flights, joy flights, demonstrations, mail delivery, aerial photography, air ambulance and taxi services.