• Short Summary

    First flight of the Handley Page 'Hannibal' aeroplane - it's big!

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Radlett. Giant British airliner. Handley Page "Hannibal" first of fleet of eight - largest passenger machine in World makes successful first flight."

    Radlett, Hertfordshire.

    Shots of the Handley Page 'Hannibal' biplane airliner. It is for use by Imperial Airways. Chocks are removed from the wheels. The plane moves off along the airfield.

    Shots of the large four engined aeroplane flying overhead. Nice shots as it comes in to land after maiden flight.

    Mr Handley-Page stands with a small group of dignitaries and says a few words about the aircraft. He thanks the designer and the test pilots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    753.13
    Media URN:
    8105
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:53:00 / 01:19:15:00
    Canister:
    30/50

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