• Short Summary

    Nine airmen led by Squadron Leader Kellett take off from Egypt for a non-stop flight to Australia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) bid for record.

    SQUADRON LEADER KELLETT Leads Non Stop Flight. Ismailia in Egypt to Australia.

    M/S of the nine young airmen lined up looking at a map. M/S of the map showing their route across Arabia, India and Australia, non-stop. M/S of Squadron Leader Kellett who is in charge. M/S as they get into their Vickers Wellesley long range bombers. M/S of propellors spinning. Various shots of the three aeroplanes above the clouds.

    Cataloguer's note: this item appears to be a duplicate copy of the first half of a story entitled 'Sydney Welcomes R.A.F.' in 38/96 on *PM0991*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    987.58
    Media URN:
    18193
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:54:00 / 01:50:45:00
    Canister:
    38/89

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