• Short Summary

    18 Year old Jack Whiteley and his instructor set a new altitude record during the National gliding Championships held in Derbyshire.

  • Description

    Gt. Hucklow, Derby, England

    GV Clouds (Super first 7') GV. Row of gliders at National Gliding Championships pan down to man working on cockpit cover. CU. Man working on same. SV. Glider fuselage being pulled out of trailer box. LV. Gliders lined up. CU. Man checking instruments. SV. Man inspecting glider. SV. Wing of glider showing dive brakes. CU Toucan Mascot.

    LV. Glider being towed out. CU. P.A. Wills. SV. Wills. Woman bats. SV. Glider being towed off and lifts off from ground. No. 12. SV. Pilot climbing into cockpit. SV. No. 16 being towed off. SV. No. 10 being towed off and rising off ground.

    LV. Gliders in air circling seen from ground GV. Aerial view from glider. LV. Air to air: Glider over countryside. GV. Air view of aerodrome. GV. Air to Air: Glider in flight. GV. Air to Air Gliders in flight from below. LV. Air to Air Glider in flight.

    Selected originals exist fro this item - see other records.

    (Orig.Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    108.18
    Media URN:
    28670
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:47:00 / 01:34:01:00
    Canister:
    53/57

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