Postcard of M. Henri Salmet, ‘The Daily Mail Aviator’ pilot who flew over North Devon to raise awareness of aviation in 1912.
Museum number: NDDMS 1991.844.1
Simple name: Postcard
Collections: Social History
Location: Not on display
North Devon in 100 Objects: Chosen by museum volunteer Richard Fogaty who recalls his great-uncle (the late J.B.Fogaty of Torrington) telling him of this flying event which he attended as an eight year old boy in June 1912 down at Westward Ho!