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  • Short Summary

    American method of completely wrapping aircraft in plastic for storage used on RAF planes.

  • Description

    Kemble, Gloucestershire.

    MS.Spraying with cellulose webbing. CU.Spider web effect. MS.CU.Man spraying.MS. Cocooned propellor pan to spraying of wheels. MS.Spraying machine. MS.Spraying the engines. LS.Binding propellors. CU.Binding propellor. LS.Spraying machine brought to aircraft. MS.Preparing machine. MS.CU.Spraying propellor. CU. Sprayer in hand. LS.MS.Tractor being connected to plane for towing. LS.Towing plane into hangar. LS.MS.CU.Binding propellor blades. LS.Cocooned planes in hangar. LS.MS.CU.Spraying planes. MS.Workmen preparing to work on aircraft. LS. Cocooned aircraft. MS.Cocooned engine, fuselage, undercarriage and tail. LS.Cocooned plane. MS.Various shots of men spraying aircraft. LS.MS.Polishing plane. LS.Plane being towed.

    Mute.Orig.Neg.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2573.13
    Media URN:
    69282
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:18:00 / 01:24:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 2394 A

Comments (1)

  1. Gramegrief says

    These aircraft are Avro Lincolns, a post-war development of the Lancaster, and precursor of the Shackleton.

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