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History of Progress in Three Decades of Australian Aviation

Australians enjoy air transport pioneered by early aviators such as Charles Kingsford Smith.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 108 | Year : 1959 | Total Duration : 6 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Kingsford Smith Airport at Mascot, buildings & aircraft. Overseas terminal. Passengers cross tarmac to board plane. 1930s aerials over airport. Biplane flies overhead, landing, passengers off bus. Luggage weighed & loaded. Mechanic turns propeller, take off on Sydney - Melbourne route. Air to air shots of Southern Cloud aircraft. Aerials outback country, Goulburn, Canberra Ôs Parliament House, Snowy Mountains, Murray River before dam. CU cockpit instruments. 1931 South Cloud disappearance and wreckage found in Snowy Mountains 1958. Aerials Albury, and Melbourne's Essendon Airport. Passengers off plane, take off modern airliner.
Access No. 43434 | 5 mins 17 secs | 1950s | Mascot, Sydney, Goulburn, Albury NSW; Canberra, ACT; Snowy Mountains, Essendon, Melbourne,Vic, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |