• Short Summary

    Captain Hubert Wilkins and Carl Eielson fly from Point Barrow Alaska to Norwegian island of Spitzbergen in April and May of 1928 in a tiny Lockheed Vega monoplane in a flying time of 20 hours and 20 minutes across a distance of 2,500 miles, becoming the first aviators to fly from the New world to the Old.

  • Description

    Captain Hubert Wilkins and Carl Eielson fly from Point Barrow Alaska to Norwegian island of Spitzbergen in April and May of 1928 in a tiny Lockheed Vega monoplane in a flying time of 20 hours and 20 minutes across a distance of 2,500 miles, becoming the first aviators to fly from the New world to the Old.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA73NEM016OVQR3ON08A2LXJ1FZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA73NEM016OVQR3ON08A2LXJ1FZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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