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Text Box: Text Box:   LONDON TO MELBOURNE AIR RACE
         75th. ANNIVERSARY 1934-2009  
                       
Text Box:    The MacRobertson-Victoria Centenary-Air Race 1934
Text Box: LINK TO: TOM CAMPBELL BLACK-PIONEER AVIATOR
Text Box: LINK TO: MCCULLOUGH & BLACK FAMILY HISTORY

                              FINAL RACE RESULTS

SPEED SECTION:

FIRST: TOM CAMPBELL BLACK AND C. W. A. SCOTT

BRITAIN, DH88 COMET, GROSVENOR HOUSE, G-ACSS, No.34

ARRIVED MELBOURNE: 23rd. OCTOBER 1934

TIME ELAPSED: 71 HOURS 0 MINUTES 18 SECONDS

 

SECOND: Col. ROSCOE TURNER AND CLYDE PANGHORN

U.S.A., BOEING 247-D, WARNER BROS. COMET, NR257Y, No.5

ARRIVED MELBOURNE: 24th. OCTOBER 1934

TIME ELAPSED: 92 HOURS 55 MINUTES 38 SECONDS.

 

THIRD: OWEN CATHCART JONES AND KEN F. WALLER

BRITAIN, DH88 COMET, G-ACSR, No.19

ARRIVED MELBOURNE: 25th. OCTOBER 1934

TIME ELAPSED: 108 HOURS 13 MINUTES 45 SECONDS.

 

HANDICAP SECTION:

FIRST: K.D. PARMENTIER, J.J. MOLL, B. PRINS AND C. VAN BRUGGE

NETHERLANDS, DOUGLAS DC2, UIVER, PH-AJU, No.44.

 

SECOND: C.J. MELROSE

AUSTRALIA, DH80 PUSS MOTH, MY HILDEGARDE, VH-UQO, No.16.

 

NOTE: TOM CAMPBELL BLACK AND C. W. A. SCOTT ALSO WON THE HANDICAP SECTION BUT

RACE RULE S ONLY PERMITTED THEM TO WIN ONE SECTION.

Text Box: EMAIL: #CONTACT BRUCE

ABOVE: TOM CAMPBELL BLACK [REAR ] AND CHARLES W. A. SCOTT ABOARD “GROSVENOR           

        HOUSE”  BEING INTERVIEWED AT MILDENHALL PRIOR TO THE GREAT AIR RACE.

                                                            SOURCE: Thanks to FLIGHT MAGAZINE.

C.W.A. Scott and Tom Campbell Black   Col. R. Turner, R. Nicholls, C. Panghorn            K. F. Waller and O. Cathcart-Jones

K. C. Van Brugge, D. Parmentier, J. J. Moll, B. Prins,                                       C. J. Melrose

MacRobertson and the gold winners trophy he donated.

MacRobertson Gold Winners Trophy won by Tom Campbell Black and Charles W. A. Scott.

TO DISCOVER MORE ABOUT THE AMAZING LONDON TO MELBOURNE GREAT AIR

                   RACE OF 1934 VISIT THE SITES I HAVE SELECTED BELOW.

Text Box: LINK TO: THE DOMENIE DIARY-THE UIVER DC2
Text Box: LINK TO: HISTORY OF THE GREAT 1934 AIR RACE
Text Box: LINK TO: GROSVENOR HOUSE G-ACSS PRESERVED

RESEARCHER: BRUCE McCULLOUGH NEW ZEALAND

MY CONNECTION TO THE GREAT RACE IS TOM CAMPBELL BLACK WAS THE GRANDSON OF MY

GREAT UNCLE THOMAS McCULLOUGH 1846-1926 OF WARRNAMBOOL VICTORIA AUSTRALIA.

 

SOURCES: FLIGHT MAGAZINE, NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA, STATE LIBRARIES.

Text Box: LINK TO: BRITISH MOVIETONE NEWSREELS
Text Box: LINK TO: BRITISH PATHE NEWSREELS
Text Box: LINK TO: MY McCULLOUGH FAMILY SITES