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HNL 1123 : Know Your Country - Royal Australian Air Force at Work

An examination of the role of aerial photography in airforce training: RAAF (Royal Australian Air Force) officers and other ranks on parade at Flying Training School, Point Cooke (now called Point Cook). Officer showing cadet area to be photographed. Cadets load special cameras into RAAF biplane. Shots of biplanes flying. Cadets pasting aerial photographs together.
Access No. 42751 | 2 mins 6 secs | 1920s | Point Cook,Vic, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
RAAF cadets at Point Cooke (now called Point Cook) practising with machine guns on firing range. Practice fighting in airborne biplanes. Cadets loading bombs into planes. Hucks Starter used to start biplane, LS Biplanes dropping bombs on targets at sea, aerial explosions in the water, Demonstration of Seagull sea plane taking off, air to air flying, & landing on water (open cockpit) , landing on airstrip. RAAF ensign flag flying.
Access No. 123420 | 5 mins 35 secs | 1920s | Point Cook, Vic, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |