• Short Summary

    The Motor-Flying Group Zurich organised a course for sport-pilots in St. Moritz. It last for?

  • Description

    1.
    Reel I Flight over the "Bernina"-Mountains


    2.
    View from the airplane, another airplane landing on a glacier


    3.
    Instructor with flag gives signals for landing.


    4.
    Airplanes with skis to be able to land on the snow.


    5.
    Some landings and starts.


    6.
    Reel 2 Getting new petrol on the glacier


    7.
    Roundflights very near the mountains


    8.
    Some landings and starts.




    Initials



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    Background: The Motor-Flying Group Zurich organised a course for sport-pilots in St. Moritz. It last for about 10 days. All of the pilots have made over 1000 glacier landings. Each pilot had to have over 150 flying hours. Professional and "Amateur"-Pilots participated in this course. They had theory hours, knowledge about the avalanches etc. The same day as these pictures have been taken, one of the airplanes had to save 4 people which got into an avalanche.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAARI1YRFJXCN8G64XFYWIKO1MH
    Media URN:
    VLVAARI1YRFJXCN8G64XFYWIKO1MH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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