• Short Summary

    Britain's largest and fastest troops carrier goes for the test flight.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "AROUND BRITAIN - RADLETT".

    Radlett, Herefordshire.

    The largest and fastest troops carrier, Handley-Page 'Hastings' leaving hangar at Radlett aerodrome getting ready for the 26,000 mile test flight. Close up shot of the one of the crew kissing girl goodbye. Pilot entering plane. Close up shot of pilot coming up the stairs in plane. Inside plane, pan from roof to seats. Close up shot of the pilot operating meter panel (two shots). Close up shot of the pilot, pan to second pilot. Close up shot of the meter panel. Motors and propellors start running. Long shot of the plane coming towards and passing camera.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1424.16
    Media URN:
    46422
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:07:00 / 01:23:07:00
    Canister:
    48/23

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment