• Short Summary

    Man rebuilding aeroplane in his back garden in Pinner, Middlesex.

  • Description

    Garden Plane, Pinner, Middlesex.

    M/S Gardens and houses, aircraft in garden comes into view. MS. Man (Arthur Ord-Hume) comes out of garage and tinkers with Jap twin engine. C/U His Face. M/S The Aircraft (Luton L.A. 4A Minor). M/S He carries a cable down to the elevators and attaches it. M/S He walks round to the tail and lifts up the plane. to demonstrate its light weight. he walks back towards the cockpit.

    M/S Climbing into cockpit. M/S he looks round at the tail plane as he operates rudder and elevators. M/S. Rudder a elevators moving. M/S He now attaches propellor to engine. M/S He puts his weight on the propellor to lift the tail of the aircraft off the ground, he then turns it round he pushes his cycle from in front of the house door and enters the house. L/S Carrying on of the wings out of the house, and standing it up in the garden. C/U of badge on aircraft.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1601.04
    Media URN:
    51365
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1953
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:45:00 / 01:10:24:00
    Canister:
    NP 475

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft is a Luton L.A. 4A Minor. Reg. No. G-AFIR.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for the additional detail.

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