• Short Summary

    Nine airmen take off from Ismailia in Egypt on their flight to Australia and are received in Sydney by the Premier of New South Wales.

  • Description

    Item title reads - R.A.F. 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.

    Title - Sydney.

    M/S as the three aeroplanes fly overhead. M/S as the Premier of New South Wales waits to greet them. Various shots as they taxi along and get out. M/S as they all walk past crowds of people. C/U of Squadron Leader Kellett saying how happy they are to be here.

    Cataloguer's note: the first part of this item appears to be a duplicate of the story entitled 'R.A.F. Bid for Record' in 38/89 on *PM0987*.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    991.13
    Media URN:
    18389
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:28:00 / 01:15:48:00
    Canister:
    38/96

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