Publicity material relating to the Mac-Robertson international air races

Made:
1934
part of archive:
Penn-Gaskell collection of aeronautical posters and handbills
maker:
Royal Aero Club

Comprise

/1 programme 'Banquet to the pilots taking part in the England-Australia air races', (12 Oct at Grosvenor House), including menu, list of pilots and planes of previous record flights between England and Australia, flight map, and details of the race;

/2 'England-Australia race covers'/Maj. Alan Goodfellow, Royal Aero Club clerk of the course for the MacPherson Robertson Trophy races on 20 Oct, an 8-page booklet detailing the air mail aspects of the races (Apr 1935);

/3 commemorative card re 'the record-breaking flight of C.W.A. Scott and T. Campbell Black ... Oct 20-Oct 23, 1934 in their D.H. Comet ...', bearing photo of theplane in flight over mountainous terrain, and head and shoulder portrait photos of Scott and Black.

Details

Extent:
3 items
Identifier:
MS/1796

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