Allan Hawkins - the winner
Title reads 'World's First Hovercraft Race'.
MS. Governor General of Australia Lord De L'Isle has arrived to Canberra to watch the home made hovercraft race. Various shots at Lake Burley Griffin where competitors turn up with their crafts. The hovercraft have all been made privately by the entrants. After a short preparation they take to the water, some have difficulty. The race is won by Alan Hawkins in a beetle shaped craft.
Date found in the old record - 19/03/1964.
HOME MADE HOVERCRAFTS RACE
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Very interesting. I wonder if they still hold such races?ReplyDelete
Not in Canberra Le Loup however I think it would make a good annual event for charity.ReplyDelete