• Short Summary

    'Kilfrost' antifreeze is applied to passenger plane, the inventor talks to a pilot.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Croydon".

    Anti-icing paste for Aeroplanes tested at Croydon Aerodrome, Greater London.

    Various shots of men in boiler suits applying coat of antifreeze on 'Horatius', an Imperial Airways passenger aeroplane.

    C/U of inventor of anti-ice paste (named 'Kilfrost'), Mr. Halbert talking with airline pilot. The pilot explains how 'Kilfrost' used on his aeroplane prevented it from crashing when flying in bad weather.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    943.58
    Media URN:
    16095
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1937
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:37:00 / 01:53:26:00
    Canister:
    37/95

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The plane featured here is a Handley Page H.P.42, Reg. No. G-AAXD, named "Horatius".

    The craft is in the livery of Imperial Airways.

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