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Flying boat soars above city, breaks pontoon in landing. Three flights across the Atlantic held no terrors for Capt. Griffith J. Powell, commander of the Imperial Airways' flying boat Cambria, but Toronto's harbor, at the exhibition grounds, presented some unseen obstacle to a perfectly planned landing at 65 miles an hour. [Incomplete] Open in full size

Flying boat soars above city, breaks pontoon in landing. Three flights across the Atlantic held no terrors for Capt. Griffith J. Powell, commander of the Imperial Airways' flying boat Cambria, but Toronto's harbor, at the exhibition grounds, presented some unseen obstacle to a perfectly planned landing at 65 miles an hour. [Incomplete]

Picture, 1937, English

Flying boat soars above city, breaks pontoon in landing. Three flights across the Atlantic held no terrors for Capt. Griffith J. Powell, commander of the Imperial Airways' flying boat Cambria, but Toronto's harbor, at the exhibition grounds, presented some unseen obstacle to a perfectly planned landing at 65 miles an hour. [Incomplete]

Picture, 1937, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Aviation - Aircraft - Flying boats and Clippers (seaplanes) - Miscellaneous

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0002789f