• Short Summary

    Men at work on a restored Lancaster, which taxis down the runway.

  • Description

    Sydney, Australia.

    Australian commentary, transcript on file.

    VS. at Mascot, an old wartime Avro Lancaster aircraft is preserved and serviced by enthusiasts (de Havilland service men) who intend to fly it back to Britain. Men at work on various sections of Lancaster. VS. The Lancaster taxis and gets to quite a speed but doesn't leave the runway.

    (Comb. F.G.)


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3112.15
    Media URN:
    87849
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1965
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:31:00 / 01:40:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 4022 F

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft shown is Avro Lancaster Serial No. NX611 (Registration Number G-ASXX).

    The aircraft arrived back in Britain on 13 May 1965.

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