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Title Centenary air race, England to Australia, 1934.

Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [between 1960-1969?]

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 UniM Bail SpC/MCL f  AVIA. CENT    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description approximately 17 various pieces in 1 volume, plates (some folded) : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Notes Caption title.
Contents Banquet to the pilots taking part in the England-Australia air races : [menu] -- Royal Aero Club banquet, 12th October, 1943 : [banquet table allocation] -- Great flights by pioneer airmen (offprint of: The Australian junior encyclopaedia. Vol. 2. 1951) -- [Folding map of the air route of the race, England to Australia -- A.B.C. handbook of the centenary air race, giving particulars of planes and competitors -- Aircraft, incorporating 'Slipstream. November 1-December 1, 1934]
Photographs and charts: [D.H. Comet 'Grosvenor House' landing at Laverton. C.W. Scott leaving plane on arrival. Boeing's course from Darwin to Melbourne. Photograph of crew of the D.H. Comet, the K.L.M. Royal Douglas and the Boeing, alongside the Boeing. The K.L.M. Royal Douglas airliner leaving Melbourne for the return to Holland. The K.L.M. Dougals D.C. landed at Laverton. C.J. Melrose and his mother, on his return from his flight around Australia. Centenary Air Race, October, 1934: route map signed by C.J. Melrose.]
Melrose of Adelaide (offprint of: The Bulletin, October 31, 1934). C.J. Melrose in his Puss Moth, 'My Hildergarde', flying over Melbourne. Was it worth while? (Offprint of: The Bulletin, October 31, 1934)
Subject MacRobertson International Air Race (1934)
Aeronautics -- Competitions -- Australia.
Aeronautics -- Competitions -- Great Britain.
Airplane racing -- History.
Airplane racing -- Australia -- History.
Variant Title Spine title from library binding: Centenary air race, 1934.