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    Full title reads: "Croydon. The Flying Scotsman. J A Mollison - in a Gypsy Moth smashes C H A Scott's record of 10 days 23hrs from Australia to England by no less than 2 days 1hr and 35mins."

    Croydon, Greater London.

    A biplane taxies across the airfield. A crowd of people gather around the plane. A man with a kangaroo tries to manoeuvre the animal across in front of the plane. Applause and three cheers greet pilot Jim Mollison, the aviator who has broken the record for flying from Australia to England.

    Mollison walks at the head of the crowd across the airfield.

    A man makes a speech on behalf of the Air Ministry makes a speech of welcome. . Mollison says a few words of thanks. A man tries to persuade Mollison to pose with the Kangaroo - both pilot and marsupial seem unsure about the idea.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12618
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    863.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:12:00 / 01:02:39:00
    Canister:
    31/64
    Sort Number:
    31/064
  • Appears in...

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    Jim Mollison AVBA4 Aviation Highlights, 1920-1935
  • Stills

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

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