First flight of passenger biplane - the De Havilland Hercules - destined for Cairo to Karachi service.
Full title reads: "Giant Liner of the Skies for Cairo to Karachi Service. First pictures of wonderful De Havilland Hercules (3 - 450 h.p. Bristol Jupiter engines)".
Stag Lane Aerodrome, London.
Panning shot of large passenger biplane. Panning M/S of biplane, one of the propellers is moving. M/S of tail fins. M/S of pilots in open cockpit, the front propeller is spinning. L/S of aeroplane taking off.
Intertitle reads: "She carries a collapsible boat in case of landing on the sea".
M/S of two men in front of a grounded plane, they are emptying out an inflatable dinghy from a duffle bag and stretch it out for camera. The men then inflate the dinghy with a hand pump. The men get into the boat to demonstrate how it's to be used.
Out takes / cuts start at 01:47:44. L/Ss of airborne aeroplane. We see it coming in to land. More shots aeroplane on ground. M/S of pilot posing in front of his plane. Otherwise similar to shots in edited bit of item.