Altitude Record 1936

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Item title reads - Altitude record. Squadron-Leader Swain describes his thrilling experiences.

Farnborough, Hampshire.

Various shots of Squadron-Leader Swain in R.A.F. uniform. Various shots as he describes his experiences on his journey to fly higher than anyone else, these are...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Emma
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
13070
Sort Number:
36/080
Time in/Out:
01:15:17:00 / 01:17:09:00
Canister:
36/80
Film ID:
889.08
Issue Date:
05/10/1936

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  • "Squadron-Leader Swain" is Francis Swain.

    "shots of him flying in his aeroplane" - the craft is a Bristol Type 138A, (Serial No. K4879), the only one of its type ever built.

    jamied 4th Dec 2012

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