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  • Description

    Title missing.

    Unidentified aeroplane land and taxies to the camera. MS as the pilot leaps from the cockpit. MS of the nameplate "Morobe Goldfields New Guinea". MS of the pilot explaining that he and another pilot are representing New Guinea in a race.

    VS as a KLM airliner plane comes to a halt on an airfield. MS interview with pilots representing Holland in the race.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

    Amendment February 2012: A visitor to the website has provided some more information. The first pilot interviewed is Ray Parer with his Fairey Fox. The film is from 1934 prior to the MacRobertson Air Race. The KLM is a Pander S-4 which crashed during the race. The pilots of "MS interview with pilots" are, from left to right, Johannes Geijsendorffer, Dirk Asjes, and Pieter Pronk.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1934
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    80546
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2735.42
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:58:00 / 01:52:01:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 35
    Sort Number:
    UNI GAZ 035
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Hans McRobertson Air Race 1934
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. Glidewatch says

    This is three planes arriving for the start of the MacRobertson Air Race of 1934 at Mildenhall. The first plane is G-ACXO Fairy Fox flown by Parer, who speaks, and Helmsworth, Number 35 in the race. The next plane is the DC2 PH-AJU Number 44 in the race. The next plane shown is the Pander S4 PH-OSTcrewed by Asjes and Graysendorfer who are interviewed.

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