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  • Description

    Full title reads: "LONDON ATTACKED - R.A.F. Bombing Planes test Metropolitan defences."

    A group of pilots in their flying gear at the airfield. Formation of planes taking off. Several shots of the planes in flight. Three men operating a large piece of air defence equipment which recognises sound and determines position of planes - looks like hue microphones. Men run to antiaircraft gun and turn it towards the sound. Several shots of the planes in flight and men on ground operating equipment and antiaircraft guns.

    Note: The information below were found in the old records but not in the paperwork. It is unclear whether either is correct.
    Air attack exercises. Flight from Upper Heyford over Coventry.
    Air Defence Exercise at Kenley.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    8488
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    773.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:27:00 / 01:31:43:00
    Canister:
    34/60
    Sort Number:
    34/060
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Royal Air Force
  • Stills

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

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