Ruby Dixon flew with Harry Hawker from Caulfield Racecourse on the 7th February 1914 in front of a crowd of as many as 35,000 people,
depending on the newspaper article you read. Once alighting from the plane Miss Dixon said " It was the wonderful experience I have ever had .
I never want to live on earth again. I do wish I could spend all my time
up in the air. I would just love to be a bird now:
(Kalgoorlie Miner 9 February 1914 )