• Short Summary

    Blackburn Napier Ripon torpedo bomber seaplane demonstrates early Fleet Air Arm potential

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: New Aerial Arm

    ENGLAND: The Humber:
    EXT

    Video Roll Title: Torpedo dropping from Seaplane: 233ft
    Torpedo Dropping from Seaplane.

    ENGLAND, LINCOLNSHIRE (?)


    Opening Titles

    (2ft)


    LV men pulling seaplane out of hangar

    (8ft)


    MLV seaplane, men in B.G.

    (13ft)


    MLV & LV men pushing seaplane along, pilot sitting in cockpit, river with ship in F.G.

    (25ft)


    LV seaplane away on sea, about to take off

    (33ft)


    LV seaplane in sky, about to land

    (41ft)


    LV seaplane over coastline, landing

    (48ft)


    LV seaplane on sea, men watching in F.G.

    (61ft)


    MLV men in F.G., watching plane fly over their heads, LOW ANGLE seaplane up over camera

    (66ft)


    MV men around torpedo

    (72ft)


    BLURRED - sky, head in F.G.

    (75ft)


    LV AIR TO AIR seaplane in sky

    (88ft)


    LV seaplane in sky, LOW ANGLE seaplane in sky, LV landing (sev. shots)

    (100ft)


    LV seaplane on sea along by side of ship, passes ship, (2 shots

    (108ft)


    MLV man working in water in F.G., seaplane approaching

    (114ft)


    LV seaplane on sea, LV in the sky (2 shots)

    (126ft)


    MLV men around seaplane out of hangar

    (134ft)


    MLV men pulling and pushing seaplane out of hangar - propeller turning

    (142ft)


    MLV men around seaplane (2 shots)

    (159ft)


    LV sea

    (167ft)


    MV men on quayside pushing torpedo along

    (170ft)


    MLV men pushing seaplane along out of hangar

    (175ft)


    MLV man around seaplane, inspecting it

    (180ft)


    BLANK

    (181ft)


    LV men in front of seaplane

    (187ft)


    MLV pilots climbing up into cockpit

    (195ft)


    MLV man around seaplane, inspecting it

    (200ft)


    MLV men pulling and pushing seaplane out of hangar

    (213ft)


    (THIS CUT MOUNTED UPSIDE DOWN) LV men around seaplane

    (218ft)


    LV men around seaplane

    (224ft)


    MLV man at front of seaplane, leading it along - other men around watching

    (228ft)


    MLV men pushing seaplane along.

    (236ft)

    Royal Navy, RN, bomb, biplane, single engine, torpedoes, target, flying boat, test, test pilot, two-man crew, long-range reconnaissance
    Background: Blackburn Napier Ripon torpedo bomber seaplane demonstrates early Fleet Air Arm potential

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA81AWBSGWUAQV2YGKMD4UX15O7
    Media URN:
    VLVA81AWBSGWUAQV2YGKMD4UX15O7
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1925
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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