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  • Description

    Item title reads: "41st Fighter Squadron rehearse their musical flying performance for annual R.A.F. Display."

    Northolt, Middlesex

    M/S of a number of top wing aircraft taxiing along an airfield. L/S as they take off. Ground to air shots of the planes in flight. M/S of band seated in chairs on the grass by the airstrip. A conductor leads them, while the planes circle overhead at high altitude. M/S of the planes landing.

    Note: the title card is very poor. the scene of the band playing looks quirky - shame they had no sound!

    M/S large biplane with engine running, being filmed in darkness with a spotlight being used. Crew and groundstaff make ready for take off. The plane taxis off in darkness and takes off. The pilot is then seen picked out by the spotlight, when the plane has landed, as he climbs out of the cockpit.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33039
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    684.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:44:00 / 01:44:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1404
    Sort Number:
    G 1404
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Royal Air Force
  • Stills

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

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