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TITLE
Captain Fresson
EXTERNAL ID
CAITHHORZ_THUFM_PH130
PLACENAME
Wick
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
DATE OF IMAGE
1933
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Caithness Horizons
ASSET ID
4315
KEYWORDS
aeroplanes
pilots
Captain Fresson

This photograph is thought to have been taken at Hill Head, Wick c1933

Captain Ernest Edmund Fresson OBE, the pioneer of flight in the North of Scotland, flew the first airmail service from Inverness to Wick and Kirkwall on 29 May 1933. Earlier in the same month he flew the first scheduled passenger service on the same route and in November of 1934 he operated the first UK air ambulance flight.


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Captain Fresson

CAITHNESS: Wick

1930s

aeroplanes; pilots

Caithness Horizons

Caithness Horizons

This photograph is thought to have been taken at Hill Head, Wick c1933<br /> <br /> Captain Ernest Edmund Fresson OBE, the pioneer of flight in the North of Scotland, flew the first airmail service from Inverness to Wick and Kirkwall on 29 May 1933. Earlier in the same month he flew the first scheduled passenger service on the same route and in November of 1934 he operated the first UK air ambulance flight. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: joannehowdle@caithnesshorizons.co.uk">Caithness Horizons</a>