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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of a small plane landing at a county air strip.

  • Description

    Title missing.

    MS of windsock blowing, written on it is 'Auster Strip'. MV of small mono-plane. VS inside cockpit of plane. VS of plane taking off and landing. CU of engine. Various shots of people in cockpit. VS of engine and propellor. MV of planes. MV of landing. Air to air shots of plane in flight. MS of plane taxiing.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2739.25
    Media URN:
    80677
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:10:00 / 01:45:37:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 48

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft heavily featured here is an Auster J/1 Autocrat, Reg. No. G-AGTY.

    The very same aircraft and location also feature in Pathe clip 1372.28. That piece says the location is an aerial service station "near Leicester". (That location MAY be Rearsby, the then home of Auster Aircraft Limited).

    This clip's current date range is incorrect. Autocrats didn't start flying until 1945. Attached is a magazine article from 1946, showing the very same aircraft seen here, describing it as "new".......

    http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfar
    chive/view/1946/1946 - 1458.html

    I think therefore the clip's date range should be altered to 1946-49.

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