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  • Short Summary

    After over 3000 flying hours, a woman pilot finally gets her RAF wings.

  • Description

    Redhill, Surrey.

    LV. Pilot Officer Jean Lennox Bird arriving in a Chipmunk. SV. Air Commodore Nancy Salmon awaiting Pilot Officer Bird. SV. Pilot Officer Bird getting out of 'plane. SV. Air Commodore Salmon shaking hands with Pilot Officer Bird. GV. Arrival on parade ground of Air Officer Commander-in-Chief Home Command, Air Marshal Sir Ronald Ivelaw-Chapman. SV. R.A.F. personnel lined up for presentation. SV. Pilot Officer Bird marching up to Sir Ronald Ivelaw-Chapman. CU. Pilot Officer Bird. SCU. A/M Sir Ronald Ivelaw Chapman pinning wings onto Pilot Officer Bird. SV. High-ranking and W.R.A.F. Watching. CU. Pilot Officer Bird with wings. (Mute Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2612.06
    Media URN:
    78007
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1952
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:33:00 / 01:16:09:00
    Canister:
    UN 2468 F

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