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Cabin of Kingsford-Smith's Fokker F.VIIb/3m trimotor monoplane, VH-USU, 'Southern Cross', looking forward towards the cockpit, showing extra fuel tank, Brisbane, Queensland, 1928 [picture] / H.B. Miller
Bib ID 4916633
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Miller, H. B
 
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Description 1928 
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.1 cm. 
Series

E.A. Crome collection of photographs on aviation.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from inscription.

Part of collection: E.A. Crome collection of photographs on aviation.

Condition: Silvering, surface abrasion and yellowing.

Inscriptions: "This shows huge extra fuel tank fitted - cabin looking towards cockpit - crew members had to pass messages to each other over tank by slotted stick"-In pencil on verso; "1928. Trans-Pacific-Flight. Left Oakland, May 31st,arrived Brisbane. 9th June via Hawaii and Fiji. 7389 miles. 83 hours 38 minutes. C.K.S.Pilot.Cmdr. Crew; Charles Ulm.Co-Pilot, James Warner, Radio. H.Lyon. Navigator. Huge petrol tank. Messages on a stick, were passed over this from Navigator and Radio to pilots, and vice versa."--On attached typed note on verso.

Inscription: "H. B. Miller - Commercial Photographer - 434 Burchett Ct., Glendale, Cal - Phone Glendale 1462"--Photographer's stamp on verso.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-144953360

Related Material E.A. Crome collection relating to aviation in Australia, 1914-2005; located at; National Library of Australia Manuscript collection MS 1925. 
Subjects Aircraft cabins -- Photographs.  |  Airplanes -- Fuel tanks -- Photographs.  |  Fokker airplanes -- Photographs.  |  Transpacific flights -- Photographs.

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