Aviation History 

Yorke Peninsula’s place in aviation history was cemented in 1919 when Captain Harry Butler flew his World War 1 Red Devil Bristol Monoplane on the first mail delivery across the sea from Adelaide to Minlaton.

Today, you can see the restored Red Devil in Minlaton, in a display hanger on the edge of town. The Red Devil is believed to be the only genuine one of its kind left in the world.

You can also enjoy stories of Captain Harry Butler and see more of his memorabilia by visiting the Minlaton National Trust Museum, Main Street, Minlaton.

Download more information about Captain Harry Butler’s amazing life.


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