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England–Melbourne Air Race

    Naturevolume 134page728 (1934) | Download Citation

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    THE official times now announced for the Centenary Air Race from England to Melbourne are: Scott and Black (D.H. Comet), 64 hr. 48 min. 49 sec.; Par-mentier and Moll (Douglas D.C. 2), 76 hr. 38 min. 12 sec.; C. J. Melrose (D.H. Moth), 79 hr. 17 min. 50 sec.; Stodart and Stodart (Airspeed Courier), 79 hr. 32 min. 30 sec.; Macgregor and Walker (Miles Hawk), 82 hr. 43 min. 34 sec.; Hewett and Kay (D.H. Dragon), 85 hr. 42 min. 28 sec.; Hansen and Jensen (Desoutter), 87 hr. 45 min. 21 sec. Mr. C. W. A. Scott and Mr. T. Campbell Black have therefore been given the prize of £10,000 as winners of the speed race; they have also been awarded the British Silver Medal of the Royal Aeronautical Society for their flight.

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