• Short Summary

    Weekend rally of gliders at Great Hucklow, Derbyshire.

  • Description

    GLIDING

    Great Hucklow, Derbyshire.

    Close up shot of sign "R.A.F. Gliding Club". Close up shot of sign "Cambridge University Gliding Club". Close up shot of sign "Eon Aircraft". Various shots of the men getting their gliders ready for flight during weekend gliders rally at Great Hucklow. Long shot of a man pulling glider fuselage. Man fixing wings. Car towing glider. Man carrying wing. Close up shot of a boy polishing glider. Man polishing glider. Gliders in field. Man getting into cockpit. Man at nose of glider. Man climbing into cockpit. Wind indicator. Man signalling. Man at winch receiving signal. Winch operator. Long shot of the first takeoff. Close up shot of girl timekeeper. Close up shot of man at indicator board. Various shots of the gliders taking off, crowd watching. Various shots of gliders in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1269.35
    Media URN:
    34325
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:11:00 / 01:54:45:00
    Canister:
    NP 267

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