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    Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire.

    Title: "The King's Cup for 1,000 mile flight round Britain, won by Mr. A. J. Cobham - Europe's famous 'Air Taximan' in a D.H. 50".

    Story about Sir Alan Cobham - pilot who flies around Britain.

    L/S of an aeroplane coming into land on an airfield, mechanics, race officials and enthusiastic supporters run across the field to greet the pilot. M/S of the aeroplane taxiing around the field, several mechanics in boiler suits hold the tips of the wings, as the plane comes towards the camera, the cockpit opens.

    Various C/U of the pilot - Cobham - sitting in his cockpit, he is seen talking to a man in a military-style cap. C/U of Cobham standing under the propeller with a young man and a woman, he gives the woman (his wife?) a kiss, they all seem very high spirited and laugh a lot.

    Note: please see also - START OF AIR FLIGHT TO KING'S CUP - also in G 1111. AH 2000.

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    British Pathé
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    Time in/Out:
    01:53:49:00 / 01:55:01:00
    G 1111
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    G 1111
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    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    Temporary Workspaces: 20.11.2011 23:12 Sir Alan Cobham Cobham Film Cobham - Alan Cobham anniversary Aviation suits
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