Photograph taken at Broadmeadows about 1914, showing soldiers sitting on the ground in front of a crowd inspecting a BE2a aeroplane, which was based at the Central Flying School at Point Cook.

The BE2a was a single-engine, two-seat British bi-plane. It was used for reconaissance and as a light bomber.

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A crowd, including a number of soldiers, around an aeroplane during a visit by Harry Hawker. The plane is a BE 2A/C which was designed by Geoffrey de Havilland.

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