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36 minutes | Apr 20, 2020
Episode 2: Great Air Races (Part 2)
This is part two in our series on the Golden Age of Aviation and the Great Air Races. Last time it was the 1919 England to Australia Flight, this time we’re going to be talking about the 1934 Melbourne Centenary Race. If you missed part one you can find it Continue Reading The post Episode 2: Great Air Races (Part 2) appeared first on Hard Hat History.
35 minutes | Aug 20, 2019
Great Air Races – Episode 2 (Part 1)
Heavier-than-air flight is just over a hundred years old but has been crucial to the progress of mankind in the 20th century and beyond, both in peacetime and in war. We’re going to be looking at the Great Air Races from the Golden Age of Aviation. These risky endeavours captured Continue Reading The post Great Air Races – Episode 2 (Part 1) appeared first on Hard Hat History.
2 minutes | Aug 8, 2019
Trailer – Great Air Races – Episode 2
This is a short trailer for Hard Hat History’s latest episode on the Great Air Races of the Golden Age of Aviation. Audio from contemporary British Movietone newsreel footage. Those heard speaking include: Sir Macpherson Robertson, sponsor of the MacRobertson Air Race Commander Harold Perrin, secretary of the Royal Aero Continue Reading The post Trailer – Great Air Races – Episode 2 appeared first on Hard Hat History.
54 minutes | Mar 20, 2019
Terra Nova Expedition – Episode 1 (Part 2)
This is part two of two in our podcast series on polar exploration in the early 20th century and particularly Scott’s “Terra Nova” expedition. In the first part we covered how they got there and now we’re going to talk about what happened when they got there. If you missed Continue Reading The post Terra Nova Expedition – Episode 1 (Part 2) appeared first on Hard Hat History.
47 minutes | Mar 5, 2019
Polar Exploration – Episode 1 (Part 1)
At the tail end of the heroic age of exploration there remained one major achievement to allure intrepid polar pioneers ‒ the reaching of the geographical South Pole. In an era where few expeditions returned with full party numerous brave men suffered and perished in pursuit of that quest. This Continue Reading The post Polar Exploration – Episode 1 (Part 1) appeared first on Hard Hat History.
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