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Pitts Street

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Name Pitts
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24389
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 1 November 2012
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after the Pitts Special, a series of light aerobatic biplanes designed by Curtis Pitts. It has accumulated much competition since its first flight in 1944. The Pitts biplanes dominated world aerobatic competitions in the 1960's and 1970's and, even today, remains a potent competition aircraft in the lower categories.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
01/11/2012 Date added to the Register
07/11/2012 NTG G45
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