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Negative - 'Warner Bros. Comet', Boeing 247D Aeroplane, with Roscoe Turner Sitting Astride the Engine, West Melbourne, Victoria, 1935 Image Reg. No: MM 001528

Description Of Content:
Roscoe Turner, pilot of the 'Warner Bros. Comet', Boeing 247D, that participated in the MacRobertson Centennial Air Race, seated on top of one of the aircraft's engines, apparently adjusting the lashing of the propeller. The aircraft is on a ship, ready to be returned to the USA.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from K. Wilkie, 1985
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, air races, celebrations, centennial air race london to melbourne 1934, victoria centenary 1934-1935
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
People Depicted: TURNER, ROSCOE
Organisations Depicted: Victoria Dock
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1935
Photographer: K Wilkie, Victoria, Australia, 1934-1935
Person Depicted: Mr Roscoe Turner, Victoria, Australia, 1934-1935

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