• Short Summary

    The German built Junkers G-38 plane arrives at Croydon airport.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Croydon. Giant Liner's Maiden Flight. Junkers G.38 - largest all-metal aeroplane in the World - arrives. A 'Moth' could go between her landing wheels!"

    Croydon, near London / Surrey.

    The massive (for the time) German Junkers G38 airliner moves slowly across the airfield at Croydon. The G-38 plane is marked as being part of the Lufthansa fleet of commercial / civil aircraft.

    N.B. The 'Moth' of the title is a reference for a small kind of biplane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    809.28
    Media URN:
    10619
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:27:00 / 01:44:44:00
    Canister:
    31/48

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