• Short Summary

    The Royal Air Force Central Flying School tests a glider that is set aloft via a catapult in Upavon, Wiltshire, England

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: R.A.F. Central Flying School

    ENGLAND: Wiltshire: Upavon:
    EXT

    Video Roll Title: R.A.F. Central flying school:80ft Issue sheet title: RAF CENTRAL FLYING SCHOOL, UPAVON. CATAPULT LAUNCH.

    UPAVON, WILTS ENGLAND.


    MAIN TITLE

    (6ft)


    GV PAN (LOW ANGLE) Men helping a truck pull the unassembled glider up the side of a hill

    (14ft)


    GV (SIDE VIEW) Men assembling glider

    (33ft)


    GV PAN (LOW ANGLE) Glider assembled and being hauled into position

    (50 ft)


    TITLE: THE MACHINE LEAVING THE CATAPULT.

    (53ft)


    GV PAN TO LV Glider taking off and is airborne

    (73ft)


    GV (BACK VIEW) Glider on ground

    (80ft)


    Royal Air Force, Airforce - Active, Great Britain

    planes, flying, Trenchard Lines, RAF Upavon, Royal Flying Corps, sailplanes, unpowered flight, aircraft
    Background: The Royal Air Force Central Flying School tests a glider that is set aloft via a catapult in Upavon, Wiltshire, England

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA207DAJCWTJ9G7TL2T2S89EJSI
    Media URN:
    VLVA207DAJCWTJ9G7TL2T2S89EJSI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1923
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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