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Model aircraft flying display-10,000 spectators-SCMP-18 August 1941

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Model aircraft flying display-10,000 spectators-SCMP-18 August 1941
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The numbers of spectators mentioned even for Hong Kong, especially prewar, appears to be over-enthusiastic reporting.

Interesting is the amount of China related participation in the event

Model aeroplane flying is still popular and carried at a site in the northern New Territories

 

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Monday, August 18, 1941