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  • Short Summary

    Prince Philip looks over Air Force Sabre and Meteor jet forces.

  • Description

    Unused / Unissued material.

    Wattisham, Suffolk and Luffenham.

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh's 'plane arrives - is greeted by Air Marshal Sir Dermot Boile RAF (Royal Air Force) AOC Fighter Command. . Duke inspects Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Guard of Honour - several shots. Close-ups of Canadian Guard of Honour.

    Line of Sabre Jets and close-ups same of crew. Duke walks along Sabre aircraft line - speaks to various crews. Duke in aircraft. Aircraft demonstration shots - Sabres scramble for take-offs and individual acrobatics. Duke climbs into Sabre jet to see firing of guns procedure.

    Duke watches Meteors at Wattisham RAF Fighter Command No 11 Group at end of runway. Duke sit in Meteor and listens into proceedings.

    Old record gives date of 21/05/1953.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2016.12
    Media URN:
    62413
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:13:00 / 01:29:09:00
    Canister:
    UN 2527 F

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