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HNL 1122: KLM Passenger Flight - Sunderland Flying Boat - Aircraft Assembly

KLM aircraft DC2 on ground, full name KNILM (full name written in Dutch on side of aircraft). Indonesia - Australia service. Passengers disembarking, front view of plane being refuelled (1938-42).
Access No. 41808 | 30 secs | | Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Sunderland flying boat coming in to land on water, name Carpentaria. Inside cockpit, Captain and First Officer at controls. Radio Officer sending message by morse code. VS passengers seated in plane eating meal, male flight attendant serving wine and beer and plates of food. (1930/40's)
Access No. 41809 | 3 mins 11 secs | 1930s | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Factory workers servicing & fitting aircraft parts - washing parts in trough of liquid, VS assembling engine parts by hand and using chains. Young man listening and checking dials and other moving parts. Two men fitting propellor , name of aircraft Kanana. Polishing underbelly of new plane, tightening parts. Painting Royal Mail insignia on side.(1930's/40s)
Access No. 41811 | 3 mins 49 secs | 1930s | Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |