|Measurement||4 min 42 sec|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Richmond|
|Date made||26 May 1926|
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ump from the clouds (The Australian Gazette No. 800)
The first parachute trials in Australia held at Richmond NSW. Scenes include Hucks Starter used on a DH-9A (A1-10) of No 3 Sqn RAAF. Trial jump using a dummy. Harnessing the parachutist for the jump. The leap at three thousand feet. Slow motion camera of the action. Officers stationed at Richmond, Flying Officer Sutherland and Flight Lieutenant Ellis Wackett in charge of the trials talking to Flight Lieutenant Lukis.