Gloucester 1948

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    Title reads: "GLOUCESTER".

    Gloucester.

    Canadian pilot, Squadron Leader Bill Waterton getting into the Gloster Meteor plane. He examines the wing flap of the plane. Bill Waterton in the cockpit, ready to take off. Close up shot of the jet aperture at the back of the plane. The plane is seen flying past camera. Several shots of the plane in flight on its record breaking flight of 660 m.p.h.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1948
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    46253
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1420.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:27:00 / 01:10:55:00
    Canister:
    48/6
    Sort Number:
    48/006
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    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
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    Gloucester - City
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  • The aircraft is a Gloster Meteor.

    More footage of this event can be seen in clip 2206.03.

    jamied 10th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 20th Jun 2012

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