• Short Summary

    Three Neptune reconnaissance planes on delivery flight arrive at Australian Air Base.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Australian newsreel item. Title reads: "Neptunes for R.A.A.F. Arrive From America"

    Townsville Air Base, Toukley, Australia

    Ground to air LS of three P2 B7 Neptune reconnaissance aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force / RAAF on their delivery flight from Burbank, California, United States of America / USA, fly over Townsville R.A.A.F. air base. LS Pan of Neptunes landing. (2 shots). The three Neptunes, the most effective anti-submarine aircraft, equipped for rocket attack, torpedo attack, mine laying and photographic reconnaissance, taxi in and take up position on apron. High shot, pan across three planes on apron. LS People gathered to meet the plane. CU Air Minister, Mr Bewley, welcoming crews. LS Crew pose with their aircraft on apron.

    Note: Date on original record: 20/03/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3042.12
    Media URN:
    86590
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:53:00 / 01:17:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 3613 B

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