ID number F02073
Title Point Cook RAAF Station
Collection Film
Object type Newsreel
Maker Movietone News (Maker)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Point Cook
Date made 1930-1935
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Measurement 9 min
Note Open
Copying provision Copy provided subject to permission from copyright holder

Description

A Movietone News item with sub-titles covering RAAF training at Point Cook, Victoria with an introduction by Air-Commodore Richard Williams, CBE, DSO, then Chief of the Air Staff. There are four types of aircraft featured: A5 Westland Wapiti; A7 Gipsy Moth, A11 Southampton Flying Boat and A12 Bristol Bulldog.

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