• Short Summary

    American and Canadian aeroplanes, aircraft components and volunteer pilots arrive in UK.

  • Description

    Title reads: "American 'Planes Arrive".

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S of Lockheed aeroplane landing. Various M/Ss of American and Canadian volunteer pilots. RAF (Royal Air Force) officers are on hand to greet them.

    At a Ministry of Aircraft Production Station, various shots of aircraft components being unpacked from huge packing cases. The components have been shipped from United States of America (USA). Various shots of mechanics assembling the aeroplanes in workshops. One of the aircraft seen being assembled is the Curtiss P.40 Tomahawk.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1069.31
    Media URN:
    37795
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:56:00 / 01:41:42:00
    Canister:
    41/13

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Lockheed aeroplane landing" - it's a Lockheed 10A Electra.

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