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THE BATTLE FOR BRITAIN

The Battle For Britain (1910-1949)

Documentary tracing the role of the Royal Air Force in wartime.

JUTLAND DAY

Jutland Day (1926)

A memorial service on board a boat in the River Tyne.

LONDON - MELBOURNE AIR RACE

London - Melbourne Air Race (1934)

New de Havilland "Comet" christened at Hatfield.

GREAT SCOTT

Great Scott (1934)

Scott and Cambell Black win the England to Australia Air Race - Scott gives flying...

WIZARDS OF THE AIR reel 2

Wizards Of The Air Reel 2 (1934)

Aviator C.W.A. Scott and his co-pilot Campbell Black fly from...

WIZARDS OF THE AIR reel 3

Wizards Of The Air Reel 3 (1934)

Aviator C.W.A. Scott and his co-pilot Campbell Black fly from...

WIZARDS OF THE AIR reel 4

Wizards Of The Air Reel 4 (1934)

Aviator C.W.A. Scott and his co-pilot Campbell Black fly from...

SCOTT AND BLACK'S PLANE IN GLASGOW NEWS INA NUTSHELL

Scott And Black's Plane In Glasgow News Ina Nutshell (1935)

London-Melbourne plane goes on...

THE FOUR COMETS

The Four Comets (1937)

Acrobatic roller-skating act; the quartet spin around small mat, lifting each...

ELEPHANT aka ELEPHANT WAITER

Elephant AKA Elephant Waiter (1941)

A baby elephant called Comet acts as a waiter in a Devon zoo.

COMET'S HALF-DAY RETURN TO LIBYA

Comet's Half-Day Return To Libya (1949)

The De Havilland Comet jet liner takes a test flight to...

HUSH- HUSH PLANE FLIES OK

Hush- Hush Plane Flies Ok (1949)

Test flight of De Havilland Comet jet airliner.

WORLD BUYERS ACCLAIM BRITISH 'PLANES

World Buyers Acclaim British 'planes (1949)

Various military and civil aircraft are on show at the...

REVIEWING THE YEAR 1949

Reviewing The Year 1949 (1949)

Pathe looks back over the events of the previous year.

DE HAVILLAND COMET

De Havilland Comet (1949)

Test flight of the De Havilland 'Comet' Jet airliner (DH 106).

DE-HAVILLAND 'COMET' DH.106 'PLANE

De-Havilland 'comet' Dh.106 'plane (1949)

De Havilland (comet DH 106) 'plane taxiing along tarmac,...

DE-HAVILLAND 'COMET' DH.106 'PLANE

De-Havilland 'comet' Dh.106 'plane (1949)

Cunningham amid group of mechanics and De Havilland (comet...

SUMMING UP NO. 14 - reel 1

Summing Up No. 14 - Reel 1 (1949)

A quarterly round up of news stories from around the world.

SUMMING UP NO. 14 - reel 2

Summing Up No. 14 - Reel 2 (1949)

A quarterly round up of news stories from around the world.

COMET MAKES AVIATION HISTORY

Comet Makes Aviation History (1950)

The De Havilland Comet is shown off to European destinations - we...

DE HAVILLAND COMET

De Havilland Comet (1950)

De Havilland Comet arrives in Rome after record breaking two hour flight.

DE HAVILLAND COMET

De Havilland Comet (1950)

Record breaking De Havilland Comet at Hatfield Aerodrome.

B.O.A.C. COMET - 1st PASSENGER FLIGHT

B.O.A.C. Comet - 1st Passenger Flight (1950)

Opening flight for B.O.A.C in London

REVIEW OF THE YEAR 1950 record a

Review Of The Year 1950 Record A (1950)

Biggest news events of the year 1950.

AIR NEWS - HATFIELD

Air News - Hatfield (1951)

De Haviland 'lend' several Comet planes to B.O.A.C.

10 YEARS OF JETS

10 Years Of Jets (1951)

Sir Frank Whittle is honoured at dinner to celebrate 10 years of the jet plane....

HATFIELD AIR DISPLAY

Hatfield Air Display (1951)

Princess Elizabeth at Hatfield Air Display

BY

By "Comet" To Johannesburg (1952)

Pathe cameraman Ced Baynes pioneers world's first passenger jet air...

Selected Originals - BY

Selected Originals - By "Comet" To Johannesburg (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "By...

Selected Originals - BY

Selected Originals - By "Comet" To Johannesburg. (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "By...

Selected Originals - BY

Selected Originals - By "Comet" To Johannesburg. (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "By...

Selected Originals - BY

Selected Originals - By "Comet" To Johannesburg. (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "By...

Selected Originals - BY

Selected Originals - By "Comet" To Johannesburg. (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "By...

Selected Originals - BY

Selected Originals - By "Comet" To Johannesburg. (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "By...

THE QUEEN AT B.I. FAIR

The Queen At B.I. Fair (1952)

Queen Elizabeth visits the British Industries Fair of 1952.

Selected Originals - THE QUEEN AT B.I. FAIR

Selected Originals - The Queen At B.I. Fair (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen...

Selected Originals - THE QUEEN AT B.I. FAIR

Selected Originals - The Queen At B.I. Fair (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen...

ENGINEERS CELEBRATE aka ENGINEERS DINNER

Engineers Celebrate AKA Engineers Dinner (1952)

London Association of Engineers hold dinner to...

BRITAIN'S AIRCRAFT PARADE

Britain's Aircraft Parade (1952)

At the Farnborough Air Show Britain presents her finest aircraft.

DUKE OF EDINBURGH OPENS MOTOR CYCLE & CYCLE SHOW

Duke Of Edinburgh Opens Motor Cycle & Cycle Show (1952)

Duke of Edinburgh meets Geoff Duke at...

KING FEISAL OPENS GIANT NEW PIPE LINE - Longer Version

King Feisal Opens Giant New Pipe Line - Longer Version (1952)

Longer version - King Feisal opens...

COMET SCHOOL

Comet School (1952)

Footage of training for air hostesses in Hertfordshire.

COMET FLIGHT

Comet Flight (1952)

Travel item about Comet aeroplane flying from London to Johannesburg via Rome.

A.K.C. REVIEW OF THE YEAR

A.K.C. Review Of The Year (1952)

Army Kinema Corporation's review of 1952's international, national and...

BOAC COMET IN REGULAR SERVICE

BOAC Comet In Regular Service (1952)

Passengers and crew pose before boarding first BOAC Comet plane...

COMET TAKING OFF

Comet Taking Off (1952)

Comet jet liner taking off at Heathrow.

COMET TAKES OFF

Comet Takes Off (1952)

Shot of Comet I aeroplane taking off from London Airport.

BRITAIN'S AIRCRAFT PARADE

Britain's Aircraft Parade (1952)

At the Farnborough Air Show Britain presents her finest aircraft

TRAVEL ROYAL CUTS No 3

Travel Royal Cuts No 3 (1952)

Off cuts from documentary "Travel Royal".

S. RHODESIA WELCOMES QUEEN MOTHER

S. Rhodesia Welcomes Queen Mother (1953)

The Queen Mother and Princess Margaret fly in Salisbury to...