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TITLE
Captain Ted Fresson, Robert Donald of MacRae & Dick and G-ACEW
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_986_P12_1A
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
April 1933
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11018
KEYWORDS
aircraft
aeroplanes
Captain Ted Fresson, Robert Donald of MacRae & Dick and G-ACEW

This photograph shows Highland Airways' first airliner, a General Aircraft Company ST4 Monospar G-ACEW, at the Longman Aerodrome in April 1933.

The company's founder and managing director Captain Ernest Edmund "Ted" Fresson (left) is standing beside Robert Donald, managing director of MacRae & Dick (the largest motor engineers in Inverness), who was also a director of Highland Airways.

Designed by General Aircraft Ltd of Croydon in 1932 the Monospars were twin-engined low wing monoplanes. They were 8 metres long and had a wingspan of 12.2 metres.


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Captain Ted Fresson, Robert Donald of MacRae & Dick and G-ACEW

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1930s

aircraft; aeroplanes

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Airports & Aircraft

This photograph shows Highland Airways' first airliner, a General Aircraft Company ST4 Monospar G-ACEW, at the Longman Aerodrome in April 1933.<br /> <br /> The company's founder and managing director Captain Ernest Edmund "Ted" Fresson (left) is standing beside Robert Donald, managing director of MacRae & Dick (the largest motor engineers in Inverness), who was also a director of Highland Airways.<br /> <br /> Designed by General Aircraft Ltd of Croydon in 1932 the Monospars were twin-engined low wing monoplanes. They were 8 metres long and had a wingspan of 12.2 metres. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.