By Plane To The South Pole 1928

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Full titles read: "By 'Plane to the South Pole - Cmdr. Byrd's great tri-motored metal 'plane... for his Antarctic Expedition... makes fine first flight."

(Location of events unknown.)

M/S shows a Ford Trimotor aeroplane being wheeled across the tarmac outside an aircraft carrier. Commander...

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
34734
Sort Number:
G 1493
Time in/Out:
01:50:41:00 / 01:51:37:00
Canister:
G 1493
Film ID:
722.26
Issue Date:
12/04/1928

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  • The aircraft seen is a Ford Trimotor, Reg. NO. NX4542, named "Floyd Bennett".

    It has been preserved, and is now displayed at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.

    jamied 16th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 10th Aug 2012

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