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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of the Dornier Do.X - a giant flying boat - on its flight from Germany.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Germany. 'The Mauretania of the air'. Giant flying boat Do.X starts on first leg of Amsterdam-Calshot-Azores-Bermuda-America flight."

    Germany.

    Aerial views over waterside aircraft hangers. The massive Dornier Do-X flying boat can be seen at the water's edge.

    Shots of the DoX taking off from the water. Air to air shots of plane taking off. Good air to air shots of the flying boat over the country. Aerial view of the large shadow of the plane crossing the land. More air to air shots.

    Intertitle reads: "at the second 'leg', Calshot."

    Calshot, Hampshire.

    The Do.X flies overhead accompanied by other planes. It comes in to land on the waters. People are watching from the dockside. Shots of the Dornier moving across the water. Shots from a boat going round the plane. Shots of various dignitaries going onboard the Do.X and meeting crew.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    751.18
    Media URN:
    8083
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:39:00 / 01:34:50:00
    Canister:
    30/47

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