• Short Summary

    A grand military air show is held in America.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "IT'S IN THE AIR!"

    Langley Fields, Virginia, United States of America (USA) & Canada.

    Various shots of Langley Fields, Virginia, where a great military air show is held to show how prepared America is for the war.

    Mohawks take off and with guns firing they dive on a mock target out at sea.

    Then Flying Fortresses take off. Shots of the Fortresses dropping bombs. The sea boils when the bombs go off.

    Various shots of Royal Canadian Air Force pilots at training. They run towards their planes and take off. Various shots of the planes flying in formation, several shots of mock air battle, planes drop the bombs etc. Sound disappears towards the end of the item.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1063.17
    Media URN:
    21293
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:59:00 / 01:22:18:00
    Canister:
    40/98

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