• Short Summary

    London bus transport workers learn how to fly in their spare time.

  • Description

    FLYING BUSMEN

    Chobham, Surrey.

    Long shot of double decker bus arriving at Chobham airfield. Sign "Transport Flying Club". Buss men and wives/girlfriends getting off the bus. Close up shot of sing "Mind how you go!" on back of bus. Close up shot of "London Transport Tigers", poster. Five men round model aircraft. Instructor Ted Baker pointing. Close up shot of Mr Baker. Close up shot of another man with wings on jacket. Close up shot of the wings. Close up shot of conductor with transport No on lapel. Close up shot of model aircraft - two men in background. Close up shot of picture - bus with wings flying over Tower Bridge. Two men walking out of picture carrying helmets, followed by man with conductor's badge, followed by man with wings on coat - women in background. Long shot of men walking out of hut watched by others seated on grass. Cyclists sitting on ground watching. Man getting into cockpit. Second man getting into other cockpit, fixing safety belt and closing door. Man swinging propellor. Front view of propellor going round. Man pulling away chocks. Crowd outside hut watching. Plane taking off. Second plane taking off and into air. Aircraft in sky - part of cameraman's aircraft and pilot in foreground. Close up shot of pilot looking out of cockpit. Close up shot of pilot. Two aircraft flying in formation. Closer view - one aircraft peels off and dives. Plane seen through wing construction of other plane. Plane dives out of picture.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1269.30
    Media URN:
    34320
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:42:00 / 01:46:50:00
    Canister:
    NP 266

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment