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  • Short Summary

    Captain Courtney sets off from Plymouth in his Dornier-Napier seaplane.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Capt. Courtney's Atlantic Flight. Exclusive pictures of start of famous Pilot's hazardous east to west flight."

    Plymouth, Devon

    M/S seaplane anchored off shore with four people in a rowing boat. They tie up and climb up to board the plane. M/S biplane flying low overhead, followed by the seaplane taxiing on choppy water with a man in the cockpit. M/S from side of the plane taking off from the water. M/S aircraft, with crew in flying helmets. The plane has 'Dornier Napier - Whale' on the side.

    Note: VHS Sleeve indicates item as G 1431 - see also *PM0698* 698.05

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    698.04
    Media URN:
    33340
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:22:00 / 01:07:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1430

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