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    Full title reads: "Calshot. A Great Triumph for Pilot, the Air Force and British Aircraft! - 'Hats off' to Flt. Lt. Stainforth and the Vickers' Supermarine Rolls-Royce S6B - who have staggered the whole world by amazing record of 408.8 mph!"

    Calshot, Hampshire.

    Shots of mechanics working on fuselage of S6B seaplane in an aircraft hanger. The mechanics are working on the engine.

    Shots of the sea plane being floated out onto the water.

    The plane picks up speed as it travels out across the water. It finally takes off.

    Shots of the aeroplane flying around overhead.

    CU of Flight Lieutenant Stainforth of the RAF - Royal Airforce.

    N.B. The S6B was a forerunner of the Supermarine Spitfire.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    12724
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    869.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:16:00 / 01:07:19:00
    Canister:
    31/79
    Sort Number:
    31/079
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    ATG spitfire forerunner Early Aviation ODD Films SPITFIRE
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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