• Short Summary

    Colonel Fitzmaurice testing 'Irish Swoop' before flight to Australia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "COLONEL FITZMAURICE TUNES UP - "Irish Swoop" tested at Croydon preparatory to Australia flight."

    Two men standing in front of plane - one is speaking. This is Colonel Fitzmaurice who explains why they wee forced to withdraw from the London to Australia Air Race. It is to do with plane's technical problems. However, they have not given up and after the short testing, they intent to fly to Australia and break the record.

    Two men entering the plane, name on plane "Irish Swoop". Plane starts and slowly rises. Plane in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    801.07
    Media URN:
    10162
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:47:00 / 01:10:29:00
    Canister:
    34/86

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