• Short Summary

    Howard Hughes flies from California to Newark in 9 hours 27 minutes.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "US Flight Record. Howard Hughes flies from California to Newark in 9 hours 27 minutes".

    United States of America (USA).

    MV of pilot / aviator Howard Hughes in the cockpit of his Northrop-Gamma 2G plane. He climbs out . MS of Hughes as he chats to the camera.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2959.43
    Media URN:
    85084
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1936
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:21:00 / 01:52:31:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 25

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    This record was set on 13 January 1936, enabling a reduction of the clip's current date range, and also eliminating the doubt at the end of the shots list.

    Hughes' plane is a Northrop-Gamma 2G, Reg. No. NR13761.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Brilliant. Thanks for this info, jamied.

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