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 INVASION SCENES

Invasion Scenes (1944)

British paratroops in action, possibly in Greece.

PACIFIC RESCUE - DUBLIN

Pacific Rescue - Dublin (1943)

Lost bomber crew saved in Pacific.

MOSQUITOES WITH MANY STINGS

Mosquitoes With Many Stings (1943)

Production of one of the world's remarkable fighter bomber -...

FIRST GLIDER TRAIN CROSSES ATLANTIC

First Glider Train Crosses Atlantic (1943)

First glider flies from Canada to England towed by Dakota...

GREETINGS FROM ITALY

Greetings From Italy (1943)

A short film showing how the Christmas cards find their way home from Italy.

TEN GUN TERROR OF THE SKIES

Ten Gun Terror Of The Skies (1941)

Bristol Beaufighter fighter planes under construction in aircraft...

NEW LONG RANGE BOMBER IN FLIGHT

New Long Range Bomber In Flight (1938)

Brief shot of Britain's latest bomber before its first test...

BRUNO MUSSOLINI LEAVES ON FLIGHT TO BRAZIL LNER

Bruno Mussolini Leaves On Flight To Brazil Lner (1938)

Bruno Mussolini, son of Benito, leaves Rome...

FRENCH AIR DISPLAY - VILLACOUBLAY

French Air Display - Villacoublay (1938)

New fighters and civil machines are on show at an air...

DEFIANTS IN THE MAKING

Defiants In The Making (1942)

Great footage of women and men working on production of Boulton Paul...

HENDON / POISON GAS ?

Hendon / Poison Gas ? (1939)

Footage of a gas testing ground possibly in Hendon, Greater London.

SILENT AIR ARMADA

Silent Air Armada (1942)

The Army Gliding Squadron are seen in action above an airfield somewhere in...

WENDELL WILLKIE IN MIDDLE EAST

Wendell Willkie In Middle East (1942)

Wendell Willkie arrives in Cairo as Roosevelt's representative...

AIRBORNE LIFEBOAT

Airborne Lifeboat (1944)

B.17 bombers carry and drop a well equipped lifeboat to rescue people in the...

CAPTURED FOCKE-WULFE 190

Captured Focke-Wulfe 190 (1942)

A captured Focke-Wulfe 190 aircraft is taken on a test flight by an RAF...

BERLIN AIRLIFT

Berlin Airlift (1948)

The Berlin airlift and the enlargement of Gatow Airfield.

ARMY STATION AT ST. KILDA

Army Station At St. Kilda (1971)

Army station based on St. Kilda, off the coast of Scotland.

SPITFIRES IN FLIGHT

Spitfires In Flight (1943)

Good footage of Hawker Typhoons in flight.

FRANCE'S

France's "Sky Might" AKA Frances Sky Might (1933)

Demonstration of France's bomber force at Metz.

AIR NEWS - THE VULCAN

Air News - The Vulcan (1953)

The Vulcan, Britain's delta-wing Jet Bomber, goes through its paces.

AIR NEWS - U.S.A. B36 BOMBER aka B-36 TANKER

Air News - U.S.A. B36 Bomber AKA B-36 Tanker (1953)

A giant B36 bomber carries a Thunder-jet...

Selected Originals - LIGHTNING AEROBATICS

Selected Originals - Lightning Aerobatics (1963)

Material related to newsreel story "Lightning...

Selected Originals - WARNING SYSTEM READY

Selected Originals - Warning System Ready (1963)

Material related to newsreel story "Warning System...

SPEED & COMFORT NEW MONOPLANE DEMONSTRATED AT YEOVIL

Speed & Comfort New Monoplane Demonstrated At Yeovil (1930-1939)

A new plane made by Westland is...

EARLY AVIATION

Early Aviation

Compilation of early flying material - including some military aviation.

SUPER FORTRESSES

Super Fortresses (1943)

Footage of Super Fortresses and crew at air base.

SHIPS AT SEA

Ships At Sea (1943)

British battleships and aircraft carrier at sea.

US. AIRCREW AND SPOTTER PLANES

Us. Aircrew And Spotter Planes (1944)

Material showing American airmen and spotter planes.

GLIDER AND AIRCRAFT

Glider And Aircraft (1944)

Footage of aircraft and gliders in-flight.

AIRCRAFT FIRING ROCKETS

Aircraft Firing Rockets (1945)

American newsreel showing US army's new rocket-firing planes.

NAVY SCENES DEPTH CHARGING

Navy Scenes Depth Charging (1944)

Depth charging at sea & aircraft flying at night.

AEROPLANE SHOTS WOUNDED MEN

Aeroplane Shots Wounded Men (1945)

Small airfield in mountains terrain with planes helping to move...

US TROOPS UNLOADING SHIPS AT ICELAND

Us Troops Unloading Ships At Iceland (1946)

US soldiers unload kit bags and fighter aircraft from...

PARATROOPERS TRAIN IN ALGIERS

Paratroopers Train In Algiers (1957)

Footage of paratroopers in training. Algeria.

COCOONING AIRCRAFT aka MOTHBALLING RAF LANCASTERS

Cocooning Aircraft AKA Mothballing RAF Lancasters (1950)

American method of completely wrapping...

FLYING RADAR LABORATORY PLANE

Flying Radar Laboratory Plane (1954)

Radar laboratory plane in flight, radar in operation.

 TURMOIL IN LAOS

Turmoil In Laos (1959)

US army equipment bolsters Laotian defences against Communist China and North...

FRENCH TROOPS FLOWN TO ALGERIA

French Troops Flown To Algeria (1956)

Plane swooping low over airfield & landing. French African...

VICKERS VISCOUNT

Vickers Viscount (1957)

Shots of Vickers Viscount aeroplane in flight.

U.S. SPEEDS BUILD-UP ON FORMOSA

U.S. Speeds Build-Up On Formosa (1958)

Air crews rush to planes & make ready for take-off, Furies...

JOINT AMPHIBIOUS & AIRBORNE EXERCISE BY U.S. FORCES

Joint Amphibious & Airborne Exercise By U.S. Forces (1958)

Helicopter on airstrip with Jbail in...

FRENCH ARMY PARATROOPS INSTRUCTIONAL SCHOOL

French Army Paratroops Instructional School (1959)

Trainee parachutists practise jumping.

U.S. FORCES IN THAILAND

U.S. Forces In Thailand (1962)

Marines arrive in Bangkok and board Globemaster aircraft.

NEW CANADIAN U.S. TRANSPORT PLANE - ONTARIO

New Canadian U.S. Transport Plane - Ontario (1965)

The new transport plane "Buffalo" a joint...

TIGER MOTHS STILL GOING STRONG - SYDNEY

Tiger Moths Still Going Strong - Sydney (1965)

Tiger Moths in flight, being used as trainer planes.

OPERATION DEADLIGHT

Operation Deadlight (1946)

Reel 2 of a 3 reel story about an attack on a U-boat by planes from an...

 BI-PLANES BOMBING

Bi-Planes Bombing (1930-1939)

Bombers show off their skills in accuracy test for bi-planes.

HURRICANES TO SMITE THE ITALIANS

Hurricanes To Smite The Italians (1940)

Hurricane fighters on their way to bomb Italian targets in...

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.