• Short Summary

    John Taylor plane leaves his Ilford home for first flight.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Berks".

    White Waltham Airfield, Berkshire.

    Air News: John Taylor with his home-made plane at White Waltham airfield, his wife is seated in the cockpit. C/U engine running. L/S Taylor beside his plane with his wife in the cockpit as it is tested. Taylor looks into the cockpit and studies the control panel dials.

    Ilford, Essex.

    Various shots bits of the home-made plane being lowered out of upstairs window of Mr. Taylor's house. Neighbours stand in the street watching. The sections of plane are loaded into a van.

    Panning shot plane taking off from White Waltham, with Tich Holmes, AFC test pilot for Lloyds Underwriters, at the controls. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor and their son watch. Panning shot plane flying by. C/U Taylor watching. Panning shot plane landing. Panning shot Mr. Taylor walking towards his plane, he shakes hands with Mr. Holmes seated in the cockpit. C/U Mr. Holmes giving the thumbs up sign and shaking hands with Mr. Taylor again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1589.17
    Media URN:
    51309
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:59:00 / 01:23:02:00
    Canister:
    59/58

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