• Short Summary

    Pilots learn to fly in gliders before progressing to aeroplanes. South Africa.

  • Description

    Glider pilots.

    South Africa.

    C/U sign for gliding school. Various shots as engineers make gliders in workshops. M/S of the finished products outside. They are used to train pilots before they progress to aeroplanes. Various shots as the gliders take off, the winch is slackened so the pilot has complete control over the glider. Good shot as one flies up and over the camera. Various shots of fighter aeroplanes in the air. The glider comes in to land. Various shots of the advanced soarer glider in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1554.15
    Media URN:
    49863
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:20:00 / 01:24:01:00
    Canister:
    NSP 345

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