Post Card from Shannon Airport.

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This is the picture of the card that I sent from Shannon Airport, 4.10 am, 28.10.59

These are the word I wrote and gives some idea of the speed of the aircraft of the 50's.

We left Blackbushe Airport just after 1.30 am and arrived here at 3.45 am.  Had a comfortable trip over.  The aircraft is a DC6c.  Has a very nice inside.  All the seats face the back.  I am sitting on the portside in front of the wing but along side the port engines.

I am now sitting ins the lounge her as we are stopping for about 1 hour.

From your loving Son and Brother Ch

Piture of aircraft is Boeing 377 Stratocruiser.  Operated and in the livery of Pan American Airways (PAA).

These are the words printed on the card.  SHANNON AIRPORT, IRELAND.  Atlantic air travellers' first glimpse of Europe.  The first Duty-free airport in the world.

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