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    Item title reads: "Our flying Air Minister. Sir Samuel Hoare leaves for 30 days air cruise of the battle in "Iris II" - the largest flying boat in the World."

    Felixstowe, Suffolk

    Air Minister, Sir Stanley Hoare, being kitted up in leather overcoat, flying hat and galoshes by aircrew, is watched by a group of men and women. He poses for the camera flanked by a group of smiling ladies in hats and fur-trimmed coats. The Minister climbs aboard a motor boat along with aircrew and is ferried out to a large seaplane anchored offshore. M/S of the plane taxiing along on the water and taking off, with another seaplane is in the foreground.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33287
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    694.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:19:00 / 01:31:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1424
    Sort Number:
    G 1424
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    Aviation Highlights, 1920-1935
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