RAF Auxiliary: Biggin Hill 1951

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    RAF (Royal Air Force) auxiliaries. Biggin Hill, Kent.

    LS Air Secretary Arthur Henderson inspecting the squadron. MS Henderson chatting to airman. CU Henderson. CU's airman with ribbons. CU pilot with ribbons.

    LS Henderson firing flare gun from balcony. MS flare landing on ground. MS plane being wheeled out. CU insignia on side of 'Meteor' plane '600 City of London Squadron'. MS pilots getting in. Various shots planes taking off. LS Meteors flying in formation.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    68675
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2553.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:05:00 / 01:29:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 2351 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 2351 F
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  • The date was 16 April 1951.

    Arthur Henderson was Secretary of State for Air.

    Final paragraph, "Henderson firing pistol from balcony" - actually it's a flare gun.

    jamied 5th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 31st May 2012

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