Navigation exercise

Accession Number F02788
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min 22 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Maker RAAF Public Relations
Place made New Zealand
Date made June 1964
Access Open
Conflict Period 1960-1969
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Fifty-one members of the RAAF School of Air Navigation, East Sale, Victoria, fly to New Zealand in five Dakota aircraft via Amberley in Queensland and Norfolk Island, as part of the training of No. 19 Advanced Course in the use of the gyro-grid technique which is often used near the Poles where magnetic compasses are unreliable. Also shows RNZAF Canberra bombers.

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