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  • Short Summary

    Footage of RAF pilots ferrying new aeroplanes to their destinations, Aston, Gloucester.

  • Description

    RAF Station, Aston Down, Gloucestershire.

    LS. RAF (Royal Air Force) pilot walking towards Gloster Meteor jet fighter. MS. Civilian mechanic pointing out at seat ejector on meteor aircraft to pilot. MS. Pilot putting on harness. CU. Civilian mechanic. CU. Pilot putting on flying helmet and climbing into Meteor cockpit. MS. Pilot climbing into cockpit and taking off. Ground to air shot of Lancaster aircraft in flight. CU. RAF officer looking up into sky. LS. Meteor aircraft standing in front of hangar. CU. Tail of Meteor aircraft. LS. Pilot in Meteor cockpit. LS. Meteor aircraft taxiing to runway. MS. Back view of pilot sitting in Meteor's cockpit. GV. From Meteor cockpit, of plane taking off. Air to air shot of Meteor jet fighter (2 shots). Shot from cockpit, of Meteor in flight - evening sun glinting on wing tip. Air to air shot, looking directly up at clipped wing, Meteor aircraft flying overhead. Air to air shot of Meteor in flight. Various air to air shots of Auster aircraft in flight, obscured by light cloud - and banking away into the distance. Air to air shot of Auster aircraft in flight. Various air to air shots of Anson aircraft in flight and banking away. GV. From taxiing aircraft passing a 'Hastings' transport plane. LS. Airfield control van. Air to air shots of 'Shackleton' aircraft in flight.

    (Mute. F.G.)

    Information found in the old record - Uncut F.G. of New Pictorial NP 395.

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    Film ID:
    2587.09
    Media URN:
    69611
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:20:00 / 01:28:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 2423 B

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