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    Full title reads: "AIR MASTERS GIVE GREATEST SHOW".

    Farnborough, Hampshire.

    Close up shot of air liner taxiing past camera with engines ticking over. General view of the air show at Farnborough showing various types of planes on view. 'Nene Viking' airliner with people looking. People looking at 'Short Sealand' amphibian plane. Group of Argentines looking at plane. Close up shot of plane. Travel shot past propellor of same plane. Close up shot of Group Captain Douglas Bader looking on. People looking at Vampire MK 5 aircraft - holder of the world's height record. The planet satellite, 4 seater light aeroplane, on view. Fins on tail of machine seen. Closer shot of a cabin of machine. Top shot, people looking at W 14 Skeeter helicopter. World's largest helicopter the W 11 Air Horse, which carries 24 passengers. Large rotating blades are seen. Another set of blades on machine. Man opening up fuselage of Air Horse. Planes ticking over for takeoff. Several air officers looking on. Close up shot of Hermes airliner taxiing past camera. Seagull, amphibious aircraft, taxiing along. Close up shot, pan to back view, Flying Wing showing jet exhausts. People looking on. Pan with Short Solent flying boat flying past - jet. Pan, Flying Wing flying past. Air officers looking on. Pan, Tudor 8 jet airliner flying past. Crowds watching jet airliner coming into land. People looking on. Pan to back view, jet airliner landing

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:46:00 / 01:58:37:00
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  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration
    J0061 GBD
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "'Nene Viking' airliner" - that's a Vickers Nene Viking, Reg. No. G-AJPH.

    "planet satellite" should read Planet Satellite.

    "Seagull, amphibious aircraft" - it's the Supermarine Seagull ASR1, (Serial Number PA143).

    "Flying Wing showing jet exhausts" - this is the Armstrong Whitworth A.W.52, (Serial Number TS363.)

    "Tudor 8 jet" - that's an Avro Tudor, (Serial VX195).

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