• Short Summary

    Cuts from newsreel 46/57 - Jet speed plane at Tangmere Airfield in Sussex.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - locations and dates may be unclear / unknown.

    Cuts from newsreel 46/57 - Jet speed plane.

    Tangmere Airfield, Sussex.

    Various shots of RAF / Royal Air Force pilots - Wing Commander Donaldson, Squadron Leader Waterton and Flight Lieutenant Duke - as they are interviewed by Pathe, standing beside the jet Gloster Meteor plane. Waterton climbs into cockpit of the plane. Plane taxis and takes off.

    Various shots of the plane in flight, landing, taking off.

    Waterton gets out of plane after landing. Shots showing details of plane. Shots of the men standing about and talking. A WAAF puts her hand to her eyes to shield them from the sun as she watches the plane in flight.

    Several air to air shots of the plane flying over the sea and coastline.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2329.04
    Media URN:
    66023
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:04:00 / 01:15:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 1537 D

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Gloucester Meteor" in the title should read Gloster Meteor.

    "Wing Commander Donaldson" is Edward "Teddy" Donaldson.

    "Squadron Leader Waterton" is Bill Waterton.

    "Flight Lieutenant Duke" is Neville Duke.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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