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History: When the spectacle of air mail came to East Anglia

History: When the spectacle of air mail came to East Anglia

One of the helicopters coming to land On September 9, 1911, the world’s first scheduled airmail delivery took place between Hendon in north London and the Postmaster General’s office in Windsor. It was launched to celebrate the coronation of King George V. But planes were not robust, and the service lasted only...

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