• Short Summary

    New Flying Boat service is inaugurated from New Zealand to Australia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Tasman Air Service".

    Sydney, Australia.

    VS of flying boat landing and taxiing to a halt in Sydney harbour after its flight from New Zealand.

    VS of the passengers coming ashore and of the mail being unloaded from the pilot boat that brought it from the plane.

    MS Australian Minister for Air Mr Fairborn speaking, he welcomes the crew and passengers who made the inaugural trip.

    MS Pilot Captain A W Burgess talking about the trip.

    (Dublin reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1045.25
    Media URN:
    20815
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:14:00 / 01:34:02:00
    Canister:
    40/43 (Dublin)

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