• Short Summary

    A large new 'flying boat', containing sleeping bunks and smoking rooms is tested out in Rochester, Kent.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Air hotel takes off. Britain's new wonder plane in flight.

    Rochester, Kent.

    M/S of the large seaplane "Canopus" floating on the river. M/S's as it taxis across the water. The narrator says it is one of 29 aeroplanes, or flying boats, designed to fly to various countries in the Empire, it has sleeping bunks and smoking rooms. M/S as it takes off and gains height. M/S as it comes into land again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    887.10
    Media URN:
    13047
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:46:00 / 01:21:50:00
    Canister:
    36/55

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