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The Flights to Australia

The Flights to Australia UP to midday on Monday, October 22, the record for a flight from England to Australia stood at 6 days 17 hours 45 minutes. Scott and Black, by landing at Port Darwin at 11.8 in their D.H. Comet that morning, lowered this to 2 clays 4 hours 24 minutesan amazing performance. They finally won the race by crossing the finishing line at Melbourne 2 days 22 hours 50 minutes after their takeoff from Mildenhall. They were followed in order by Parmentier and Moll in the K.L.M.Americanbuilt Douglas, Roscoe Turner and Pangborn in a Boeing 247 Commercial aeroplane, and Jones and Waller in a second Cometto mention only the first four to arrive. Actually, the previous record time for a flight between England and the nearest point in Australia has been beaten by no less than six competitors in the race. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

The Flights to Australia

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 6 (11): 2 – Nov 1, 1934

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0002-2667
DOI
10.1108/eb029866
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Abstract

UP to midday on Monday, October 22, the record for a flight from England to Australia stood at 6 days 17 hours 45 minutes. Scott and Black, by landing at Port Darwin at 11.8 in their D.H. Comet that morning, lowered this to 2 clays 4 hours 24 minutesan amazing performance. They finally won the race by crossing the finishing line at Melbourne 2 days 22 hours 50 minutes after their takeoff from Mildenhall. They were followed in order by Parmentier and Moll in the K.L.M.Americanbuilt Douglas, Roscoe Turner and Pangborn in a Boeing 247 Commercial aeroplane, and Jones and Waller in a second Cometto mention only the first four to arrive. Actually, the previous record time for a flight between England and the nearest point in Australia has been beaten by no less than six competitors in the race.

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Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace TechnologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Nov 1, 1934

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