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    Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

    GV. The new RAF (Royal Air Force) turbo jet for Transport Command, Hawker Siddeley Andover, coming in to land demonstrating its short landing capability. It touches down taxies along and stops. SV. The undercarriage slightly bending and lowering to facilitate loading, & CU. Travel shot, past a line of Andovers lined up. Another shot of Andovers aircraft lined up. SV. Front of Andover. SV. Group of officers. CU. Station Commander RAF Abingdon, Group Captain L. G. P. Martin, pan to Air Vice Marshal P. C. Fletcher. Pan to Squadron Leader M. J. Rayson. SV. Pan, paratroopers going aboard the Andover. SV. Interior, paratroopers entering Andover. Back view, paratroopers entering plane. GV. Andover with engines running waiting to take off as last man runs up into the rear of plane. GV. Towards and pan, Andover taxiing down, demonstrating the short takeoff capability. Plane takes off, pan to back view. CU. Pilot at controls. GV. Air to air shot, Andover in flight. CU. Pan, Andover in flight. GV. Air to air shot, three Andovers in flight. CU. Pilot at controls. GV. Air to air shot, three Andovers in flight.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56129
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2021.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:07:00 / 01:40:54:00
    Canister:
    66/101
    Sort Number:
    66/101
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    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

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