• Short Summary

    Scenes at the airfield in Hawaii, showing Maitland and Hegenberger's aircraft.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "America's aviation triumphs continue! The Pacific Ocean spanned by Lieuts. Maitland and Hegenberger in record-breaking 2,400 mile non-stop flight."

    Hawaii, United States of America (USA).

    C/U of aviators (Lester J Maitland and Albert F Hegenberger) and the three radial engines. Onlookers view the top winged monoplane. Various shots of the Fokker C-2 aircraft. Side view of the propellers spinning, with the pilot in the cockpit. The plane taxis away and makes large clouds of dust before taking off and climbing into the distance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    690.18
    Media URN:
    33190
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1927
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:22:00 / 01:26:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1415

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Henenberger" on line 2 should read Hegenberger.

    The two pilots' full names are Lester J Maitland and Albert F Hegenberger.

    Their plane is a Fokker C-2, named "Bird of Paradise".

    The flight was made on 28 and 29 June 1927.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Great - thanks!

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