• Short Summary

    Before a filmed flight demonstration, RAF Lancaster bombers are turned out at the factory, where employees are hard at work during a visit from Squadron Commander John Dering Nettleton

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: RAF Wings Over Europe

    EUROPE: Various:
    INT/EXT

    AEROPLANES R.A.F. & NAVAL PLANES. Wings over Europe..LANCASTER planes in the making..women & men at work in factory..Sq/Ldr.Nettleton & crew pay surprise visit..signs pictures for girls..Nettleton inspects plane..enters cockpit..Managing Directors speaks to Designer..Chief Test Pilot Capt. Brown at controls..engineer checks instrument recording rack for disposing of hat & coats (lift to ceiling)..planes in formation


    FACTORIES. Men & women making LANCASTER planes at 'factory..Visited by Sq/Ldr. Nettleton & crew..signs girl's picture..novel rack for raising Hats & coats to ceiling..inspect plane..Man: Director speaks to Designer of 'plane..girls painting wings etc.


    NETTLETON, SQ/Ldr. Pays surprise visit to Lancaster aircraft factory w.crew..signs girls photograph of himself inspects plane..climbs in cockpit etc.


    Airforce - Active

    Avro, four-engine, Lanc, Lankie, night bomber, daylight precision bombing, Dam Buster, Operation Chastise raids, Ruhr Valley dams, WWII, Royal Air Force
    Background: Before a filmed flight demonstration, RAF Lancaster bombers are turned out at the factory, where employees are hard at work during a visit from Squadron Commander John Dering Nettleton

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9XMKIW7NA87DEOPZSVC40DIIA
    Media URN:
    VLVA9XMKIW7NA87DEOPZSVC40DIIA
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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