• Short Summary

    Prince Philip pays a visit to the home the Handley Page aircraft firm.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Radlett Aerodrome, Radlett, Hertfordshire and Cricklewood, London.

    Prince Philip pays a visit to the home the Handley Page aircraft firm.

    Arrival of Duke of Edinburgh at Radlett by Royal Navy helicopter being greeted by Sir Frederick Handley-Page. Various shots of line-up of Victor Bombers on production line (these are finished.) Various shots of Duke getting in and out of Victor (walking shots.) Duke watching external workings of the aircraft. (bomber flaps, wing flaps etc.) Walking shot of Duke, bomber in background. Duke and Sir Frederick. Duke gets into Herald. GV Victor bomber.

    Duke gets out of Herald. GV Handley-Page Herald plane. In hanger Duke looks at Vampire and Laminar Flow. Duke looks at civil version model of Victor. Shots of Duke talking to apprentices. Duke sees new Handley Page system of spot welding.

    Material dates from 05/04/1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2860.02
    Media URN:
    83065
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:44:00 / 01:12:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 2948 B

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