Inside the Collection

Australian aviation history

The Story of Australia’s first Airmail-part 1

April 8, 2014

Kerrie Dougherty
Soaring above the Transport exhibition is one of the Powerhouse Museum’s treasures, a tiny Blériot XI monoplane. With fewer than 30 aircraft made before World War 1 still preserved around the world, this aircraft would be significant for its rarity alone.