• Short Summary

    British Pilots Gayford and Nicholetts break World Long Distance flight record.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cape Town. Britons ... be proud, as we are, to be able to show to you the arrival of Sqdn. Ldr. O R Gayford and Flt. Lt. S E Nicholettes at Cape Town, after having won for their country, the World's long distance air record 5430 miles!"

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Large RAF Fairey-Napier long distance monoplane taxies across airfield. Squadron Leader Gayford and Flight Lieutenant Nicholetts get out of the plane and are greeted by Colonel Creswell, Minister of Defence, on behalf of South African Government.

    Aerial views of the record breaking plane on the airfield surrounded by well wishers.

    SV of the two RAF (R.A.F. - Royal Air Force) men. Shots of the two pilots posing for photographs with dignitaries.

    The aeroplane is moved back into an aircraft hanger.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    699.13
    Media URN:
    6028
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:41:00 / 01:16:59:00
    Canister:
    33/18

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