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AIRCRAFT FLYING

Aircraft Flying (1945)

Brief shot of Spitfire in flight.

SPITFIRE TAKES OFF

Spitfire Takes Off (1940-1949)

Spitfire takes off.

BRITAIN'S LATEST AIR FIGHTER aka BRITAIN'S NEW FIGHTER

Britain's Latest Air Fighter AKA Britain's New Fighter (1938)

The first pictures of the new...

SPITFIRES AND MOSQUITOS

Spitfires And Mosquitos (1944)

Spitfire and Mosquito planes in flight.

SPITFIRE AIRCRAFT

Spitfire Aircraft (1970-1979)

Various colour shots of restored Spitfire fighter planes in flight in the...

FLEET AIR ARM LEAVE SYDNEY

Fleet Air Arm Leave Sydney (1945)

Departing Spitfires fly over Sydney.

SPITFIRES IN FLIGHT

Spitfires In Flight (1943)

Good footage of Hawker Typhoons in flight.

PRESENTING SEAFIRES

Presenting Seafires (1943)

Fastest carrier-borne aircraft is ready for mid ocean combat - Seafire.

FLEET AIR ARM CO-OPERATION

Fleet Air Arm Co-Operation (1943)

Fleet air arm co-operation during attacks on the Italian mainland.

A SWEEP BY AN AUSTRALIAN SQUADRON

A Sweep By An Australian Squadron (1941)

Men from an Australian squadron of the R.A.F. receive a...

POLAR BABY

Polar Baby (1956)

Spitfire, Whipsnade Zoo's baby polar bear seems to be very lively.

LANCASTER BOMBERS

Lancaster Bombers

Footage of Lancasters and Spitfires.

VARIOUS PLANES ON DISPLAY AND IN-FLIGHT

Various Planes On Display And In-Flight (1945)

Footage of various aircraft in-flight and on display.

SPITFIRES IN THE MAKING

Spitfires In The Making (1941)

A look a work of Spitfire aeroplane factory.

THE LAST SPITFIRE

The Last Spitfire (1945)

Morris Motors factory change from fighter planes to post-war car production.

KEEP IT DARK !

Keep It Dark ! (1939)

Good footage of the British armed forces.

GURKHAS ACTIVE IN MALAYA

Gurkhas Active In Malaya (1949)

Gurkha troops fight against Communist insurgents in the jungles of...

BRITISH FIGHTERS AND BOMBERS

British Fighters And Bombers (1944)

British Spitfires and Mosquitos taking off and in flight.

SPITFIRES AND SHIPS

Spitfires And Ships (1944)

Aerial shots of ships at sea as Spitfires and Mosquitos fly over coast.

R.A.F CREW SCRAMBLES PLANES IN FLIGHT

R.A.F Crew Scrambles Planes In Flight (1945)

Material showing Blenheims and Spitfires at aerodrome...

AIRCRAFT & CREWS

Aircraft & Crews (1945)

Spitfires talking off and in flight.

VIVID DEMONSTRATION

Vivid Demonstration (1936)

R.A.F. demonstrates latest planes - first moving pictures of Vickers Long...

MODEL MAKERS

Model Makers (1968)

Making miniature models for different uses, from exhibitions to film and TV - it's a...

RAF FIGHTERS IN CLOSE UP

RAF Fighters In Close Up (1940)

RAF pilots scramble to attack a formation of German bombers.

PRIME MINISTER'S TOUR

Prime Minister's Tour (1941)

Winston Churchill sees the ruined cathedral at Coventry and visits an...

SECOND EAGLE SQUADRON

Second Eagle Squadron (1941)

A look at the Second Eagle Squadron of American pilots flying in Britain.

ENGINES FOR OUR PLANES

Engines For Our Planes (1942)

RAF officers meet the workers who construct their aircraft engines in a...

THE KING VISITS FIGHTER PILOTS

The King Visits Fighter Pilots (1942)

King George VI visits RAF stations to chat to pilots before and...

DUXFORD / SQUADRONS OF PLANES TAKE-OFF

Duxford / Squadrons Of Planes Take-Off (1939)

Aeroplanes including Spitfires in flight and taking...

AIR DISPLAY AT BELFAST

Air Display At Belfast (1939)

Footage of air show in Belfast in Northern Ireland.

AIR MINISTER WITH THE RAF IN FRANCE

Air Minister With The RAF In France (1939)

The Air Minister Kingsley Wood inspects RAF men at base in...

HOME DEFENCE AIR EXERCISES

Home Defence Air Exercises (1939)

Footage of the Air Exercises over the South Eastern Coast of...

NAZI BOMBERS BEATEN OFF

Nazi Bombers Beaten Off (1940)

Dive bombers attack ships in the Channel. They have to face...

FIGHTER STATION'S 600th VICTIM

Fighter Station's 600th Victim (1940)

Flight Lieutenant John Mungo-Park and Pilot Harbourne Stephen...

HONG KONG

Hong Kong (1949)

British troops prepare to defend Hong Kong as Chinese Communists come close to the...

ROCKET FIRING

Rocket Firing (1949)

Students of RAF's Central Gunnery School practice rocket firing on Spitfires.

MAJOR DE SEVERSKY TRIES OUT NEW US FIGHTER AT SOUTHAMPTON

Major De Seversky Tries Out New Us Fighter At Southampton (1939)

Footage of a Spitfire in flight...

CHILDREN HELP BUY SPITFIRE

Children Help Buy Spitfire (1940)

A group of young children set about raising funds to buy a spitfire...

SPITFIRES - KENLEY FIGHTER STATION

Spitfires - Kenley Fighter Station (1940)

Good shots of Spitfire fighters scrambling to take off.

THE GREAT PUSH BACK - 1943

The Great Push Back - 1943 (1943)

Footage of convoy of vehicles making its way through the desert.

AIRCRAFT DISPLAY

Aircraft Display (1934)

RAF biplanes give display of formation flying.

ROCKET FIRING SPITFIRE

Rocket Firing Spitfire (1949)

Rocket firing Spitfires at RAF gunnery school, Leconfield, Yorks.

BRITISH TROOPS IN BURMA

British Troops In Burma (1940)

Material showing British troops at rest at camp in Burma.

INDIAN AIR FORCE CELEBRATES ITS 18th ANNIVERSARY

Indian Air Force Celebrates Its 18th Anniversary (1951)

Plane show to celebrate Indian Air Force...

BATTLE OF BRITAIN ANNIVERSARY - BIGGIN HILL

Battle Of Britain Anniversary - Biggin Hill (1961)

Sea Hawk, boys on the bren gun range, Spitfire &...

BATTLE OF BRITAIN WEEK - BIGGIN HILL

Battle Of Britain Week - Biggin Hill (1967)

Various planes including Gunbus, Spitfire, Hurricane,...

SPITFIRES / LATEST JETS

Spitfires / Latest Jets (1950-1959)

Shots of two generations of fighter planes - Spitfires and modern jets.

FIGHTER STATION SCRAMBLE

Fighter Station Scramble (1940)

Emergency call urges pilots to action.

HOME FLEET AT SEA

Home Fleet At Sea (1942)

Home fleet at very rough sea.

BATTLE OF BRITAIN DAY - 1953

Battle Of Britain Day - 1953 (1953)

Footage of display of Second World War aircraft at Horseguards...