• Short Summary

    Footage of pilot being trained to fly gliders in Detling, Kent.

  • Description

    RAF (Royal Air Force) gliding school in Detling, Kent.

    Ground view, Eton Glider floating. C/U Lieutenant Piggot, pilot of a glider, camera shows ground. M/S Officers watching pilot demonstrate movement of model glider's wings. C/U Pan shot, officers watching. C/U Pilot's feet on control pedals hands adjusting tension wire. C/U Officer watching. M/S Group watching pilot who points up. C/U Officers looking up L/S of Prefect glider looping and flying away into distance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1297.26
    Media URN:
    34701
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:47:00 / 01:46:46:00
    Canister:
    NP 386

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