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  • Short Summary

    Flying boat taking off and in flight.

  • Description

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    Servicemen in boat, approaching flying boat. They board the aircraft. Various good shots of the flying boat taking off and in flight. Various air shots of the ships at sea with flying boat in foreground. Mass of ships seen. Pilot smoking a pipe in cockpit. Aircraft in flight with sea below.

    Note - good footage of flying boat in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2149.08
    Media URN:
    63827
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:44:00 / 01:39:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 1207 F

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Servicemen in boat, approaching flying boat" - it's a Short S-25 Sunderland Mark V, (bearing the Squadron Code NS-Z).

    This aircraft has been preserved, and is on show at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.

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