Bristol Brabazon plane tested & King's Cup Air Race won by Edward Day.
KINGS CUP AIR RACE WON BY E. DAY
GV. aircraft lined up at aerodrome. MV. Starter dropping flag, pan to aircraft taxiing off. CU. Mechanic starting propellor SV. Tubby Wild, engine driver, in plane No 29. SV. Starter dropping flag. MV. Tubby Wild taking off. SV. Princess Margaret's Hawker Hurricane IIc - 'The Last of the Many' with pilot, Group Captain Peter Townsend. CU. Propeller spinning. SV. Boys in crowd. LV. Planes chasing each other around turn. SV. Pan, Mr R. H. Young's Miles Hawk trainer. LV. Pan, H. Moss in Mosscraft - No 5. MV. Pan, Princess Margaret's Hurricane chasing field. MV. Flying past other contestants SV. Boy in A.T.C. lifting glasses. MV. Pan, No 14, Edward Day, Miles Hawk Trainer III flying across finish. Princess Margaret's plane then zooms down onto finish line. MV. Plane flying over. CU. Man looking. MV. Winner Edward Day being presented with Cup by Lord Francis Aungier Pakenham. CU. Winner with Cup.
THE 'BRISTOL' BRABAZON
SV. The Bristol Brabazon I aircraft in flight. CU. Lord Brabazon with Richard Strauss, Minister of Supply, pointing. CU. Mr Russell designer of the Brabazon. CU. Lord Harold Balfour, Under-secretary for Air, with Sir Miles Thomas, pan to Clement Davies with Viscount Addison. LV. Brabazon flying over. SV. Towards, Brabazon coming in to land. MS. Towards and pan, Brabazon landing. CU. Graham White looking on. SV. Test pilot Bill Pegg at controls of Brabazon. SV. Pan, Ministers climbing stairway to Brabazon. SV. Ministers standing on top of stairway. SV. Tail unit of aircraft. CU. Pan to head and nose of aircraft. MV. Brabazon.