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  • Short Summary

    Biplanes give air demonstration.

  • Description

    Air demonstration.

    Location of events unknown / unclear.

    MS several biplanes in row. Man turns propeller of one of them. MS another view of planes, one is wheeled forward. MS five of them taxiing and taking off.

    Various shots as they fly in V formation. Aeroplanes do other stunts singly - flying upside down; etc. but it's difficult to see.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2342.17
    Media URN:
    75199
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1915 - 1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:09:00 / 01:32:57:00
    Canister:
    ON 219 J

Comments (1)

  1. SteveJC says

    These aircraft are De Havilland DH60 Moths, with the Armstrong Siddeley Genet radial engine. The first Moth didn't fly until 1925, so this film must be dated later than that. Six Genet-engined aircraft, J8816 to J8821, were operated by the Central Flying School.
    reference- De Havilland Aircraft since 1909, A J Jackson ISBN 0 85177 802 X

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