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    Casino, Australia.

    Title reads 'Aviation Display at Casino'.

    Air shots of small town surrounded by open country in Northern Australia, section of wing visible in frame. Various shots of a Fokker light civil airliner of the New South Wales Airlines landing at the small air strip of small town of Casino. A light private single engined aircraft is the only other machine on the airfield. CU. Airport nameplate 'Casino Altitude 80 ft.' Various shots of small crowd including the town band welcoming the captain and crew as they step ashore to inaugurate the new service between Casino and Sydney. Several shots of three hostesses handing out publicity pamphlets to the small crowd. Air to air shots of single engined plane aerobatics and crowd watching. Air to air shot as sky diver steps from light plane and jumps. He is not clearly visible because of the obstruction caused by the wing of camera aircraft. LS. Two parachutes falling slowly, ground not visible. Ground to air panning shots of Fokker passenger aircraft of NSW Airways as it flies low across runway and over camera. Ground to air long shot of light plane doing roll. Several shots of line of single engined light private aircraft lined up on runway.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 29/11/1965.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:40:00 / 01:49:46:00
    UN 4093 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 4093 F
  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Trade & Industry
    Australian Aviation Australian Aviation
  • Stills

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

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