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ID numberF01248
Collection typeFilm
TitleAustralia has wings
Measurement10 min 9 sec
DownloadDownload video 44.86 MB
Object typeTo be confirmed
MakerMalcolm, George D
Place madeAustralia
Date made1940-1941
Descriptor35mm/b&w/sound
AccessOpen
DescriptionA Department of Information film made by the Commonwealth Film Laboratory for the National Film Council of the Motion Picture Industry. The manufacture of Pratt and Whitney single row Wasp radial engine and construction of Wirraway Aircraft at the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation factory at Fisherman's Bend, Victoria. Identified personnel are Wing Commander Lawrence James Wackett and Mr A.G. Brown, Secretary Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation.

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