• Short Summary

    Footage of the Sunderland flying boat landing in a bay in Sydney, Australia.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "AVIATION HISTORY"

    M/S Pan with Sunderland civil flying boat coming in and landing in bay in Sydney Australia The aircraft taxis towards camera, good shots. Various shots of the crew coming ashore by boat and walking along landing stage.

    M/S Flying boat Commander JW Burgess speaking about the fact that this is just a delivery flight but that further aircraft will be following to make it a regular service. He finishes by saying that he is looking forward to going home to see his family in Auckland in New Zealand.

    Cataloguer's note: The aeroplane flew from Britain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1027.29
    Media URN:
    20282
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:59:00 / 01:41:30:00
    Canister:
    39/88

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