The MacRobertson Air Race, 1934
England to Australia

 

Entrants

 Americans will note the 48-star flag below, correct for the time of the race.

AIRCRAFT REGIST'N NATIONALITY CREW  ENGINES
Airspeed AS.5 Courier G-ACJL
Britain
S/Ldr. D. Stodart, Sgt. Pilot K. Stodart Cheetah V, 720 hp
Airspeed AS.8 Viceroy G-ACMU
Britain
N. Stack, S.L. Turner 2x Cheetah VI, 290 hp
B.A. Eagle G-ACVU
Britain
F/Lt. G. Shaw Gipsy Major, 130 hp
Boeing 247-D "Warner Bros. Comet" NR257Y
United States
Roscoe Turner, Clyde Pangborn 2x Pratt & Whitney Wasp SIHI-G, each 550 hp
Desoutter Mk.II OY-DOD
Denmark
Lt. M. Hansen, D. Jensen Gipsy III, 120 hp
DH.80 Puss Moth "My Hildegarde" VH-UQO
Australia
C.J. 'Jimmy' Melrose (solo) Gipsy Major, 130 hp
DH.88 Comet "Black Magic" G-ACSP
Britain
J.A. Mollison & Mrs. Amy Mollison (Johnson) 2x Gipsy Six R, 225 hp
DH.88 Comet G-ACSR
Britain
O. Cathcart Jones, K.F. Waller 2x Gipsy Six R, 225 hp
DH.88 Comet "Grosvenor House" G-ACSS
Britain
C.W.A. Scott, T. Campbell Black 2x Gipsy Six R, 225 hp
DH.89 Dragon Rapide ZK-ACO
New Zealand
J.D. Hewitt, C.E. Kay, F. Stewart 2x Gipsy Six, 200 hp
Douglas DC-2 "Uiver" PH-AJU
Netherlands
K.D. Parmentier, J.J. Moll, B. Prins, C. Van Brugge 2x Wright Cyclone SGR-1820-F3, 710 hp each
Fairey IIIF G-AABY
Britain
F/O C.G. Davies, Lt.Cdr. C.N. Hill Napier Lion XIA, 530 hp
Fairey Fox I G-ACXO
Australia
R. Parer, G. Hensworth Fairey Felix D12, 450 hp
Fairey Fox I G-ACXX
Britain
H.D. Gilman, J.K. Baines Fairey Felix D12, 450 hp
Granville R-6H "Q.E.D." NX14307
United States
Miss J. Cochrane, W. Smith Pratt & Whitney Hornet TIDI-G, 675 hp
Lambert Monocoupe 145 "Baby Ruth" NC501W
United States
J.H. Wright, J. Polando Warner Super Scarab 40, 145 hp
Lockheed Vega "Puck" G-ABGK
Australia
J. Woods, D.C. Bennett Pratt & Whitney SC-1, 450 hp
Miles Falcon G-ACTM
Britain
H.L. Brook, Miss E. Lay (passenger) Gipsy Major, 130 hp
Miles Hawk Major ZK-ADJ
New Zealand
S/Ldr. M. McGregor, H.C. Walker Gipsy Major, 130 hp
Pander S4 "Panderjager" PH-OST
Netherlands
G.J. Geysendorffer, D.L. Asjes-Pronk 3x Wright Whirlwind R-975-E, 365 hp