Four light aircraft touched down at Coota on Wednesday, commemorating a visit by aviation heroes in 1920.

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Updated March 19 2020 - 6:05pm, first published 6:00pm
Well behaved: (l-r) Organiser Tom Lockley, with pilots Michael Smith, John Daley, Louise Humble and Michael Coates, and some of the Cootamundra crowd on Wednesday.
Well behaved: (l-r) Organiser Tom Lockley, with pilots Michael Smith, John Daley, Louise Humble and Michael Coates, and some of the Cootamundra crowd on Wednesday.

A bit over a century ago - 100 years and 24 days ago, to be exact - there was pandemonium in the paddock we now call Cootamundra Aerodrome.

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Tom Gosling

Journalist, Cootamundra Herald

I've had a long career in journalism and corporate communications, starting with country newspapers, radio and TV in northern NSW and including ABC News Sydney and the Melbourne Herald. I edited The University of Sydney News for 10 years, and was Media Officer for CSIRO in Canberra and BHP Steelworks in Port Kembla.

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