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  • Description

    Item title reads - United States.

    Major Alexander De Sevesky breaks across America flight record, beating Howard Hughes by half an hour. (USA). (LNER).

    C/U of De Sevesky stood by the aeroplane, M/S as he waves and walks around to the cockpit, he gets in and waves again. M/S as propellor starts and he taxis along then takes off. L/S as he flies to break the record for fastest flight across the American continent.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    17881
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    979.33
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:15:00 / 01:30:15:00
    Canister:
    38/72
    Sort Number:
    38/072
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "De Sevesky" should read de Seversky, (2 changes needed in text, plus 1 in tags).

  2. jamied says

    The aircraft featured here is a Seversky AP-7A, Reg. No. NX1384.

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