• Short Summary

    Flight Lieutentant D'Arcy Greig beats the world air speed record of 318.62 miles per hour by averaging 319.57 miles per hour.

  • Description

    SLATE CARD INFORMATION: World's Air Speed Record Beaten

    ENGLAND: RAF Calshot:
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    Mechanics around Supermarine Napier S5 high speed racing seaplane as propellers turn / Flight Lieutentant D'Arcy Greig climbing into cockpit / Seaplane towed out to sea / Various of seaplane flying low at speed

    SLATE: The "Flying Bullet" actually exceeding 156 yards per second
    Supermarine Napier S5 high speed racing seaplane flying low over sea / Seaplane towed along in sea / Flight Lieutentant D'Arcy Greig carried on shoulders of man from water / Greig posing with others / Close up of Greig
    Background: Flight Lieutentant D'Arcy Greig beats the world air speed record of 318.62 miles per hour by averaging 319.57 miles per hour.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAC2E72ZQQKGHNQJ09ZJHK3LJ7
    Media URN:
    VLVAAC2E72ZQQKGHNQJ09ZJHK3LJ7
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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