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First female Dutch aviator

Week number 30-33

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The first female Dutch aviator, ms. Versluys, receives her pilot's license. - Biplane propeller airplane PH-AEX taxis with running radial engine. On the body the text: "Nationale Luchtvaartschool Holland" (National Aviation School Holland). The aviatrix takes off her flying-goggles, is congratulated bij approaching men and climbs out of the cockpit 36"; - medium shot: aviatrix talking to a man (perhaps Smith Crans?) 5"; -close up: aviatrix ms. Versluys 8"; - other aviatrix  (= mrs. Stork, USA) in an open cockpit of another plane congratulates Versluys, shakes hands with approaching men, exits the airplane and poses with Versluys 29".

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
4 December 1930
Length:
01:27

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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