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  • Short Summary

    Naval aircraft on display at Plymouth.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Our "Navy Of The Air" 4 giant all-metal R.A.F. Flying Boats leave for Empire Air Cruise of 25,000 mile's to last over a year. This flight marks an epoch as important in aviation as the change from sail to steam on the sea."

    Plymouth, Devon.

    Air crew in uniform pose for the camera. C/U of twin engined seaplane with crew on board on calm water. Further shots of the plane with boats going up the river in the background. Shot of two seaplanes taxiing on water. Side view of two seaplanes lifting off from the water. A naval warship fires its guns in salute. Shots of four seaplanes in the sky.

    Note: Item title damaged.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    702.22
    Media URN:
    33437
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:32:00 / 01:35:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1443

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