Another morning wasted and a visit was made to the Deputy High Commissioner's Office to find out a few facts about the island. Acquired the Island Territory Annual Report. Saw Mr Wriggle and asked him to prepare for me a list of goods that will stand air freight, so that in event of light loadings, the aircraft can be laden.
Serious consideration should be given to a suitable power plant or system to make one of the holds a refrigerated one in an endeavour to carry perishable goods to this end of the world.
Had a yarn to the NAC captain, who is very worried about the impact of TEAL on this route His opinion is that it is unnecessary to establish a flying boat route at all. To bed.