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  • Short Summary

    The Vickers Viking amphibian aeroplane glides along the Thames and takes off by the Houses of Parliament.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Thames as an aerodrome! - Vickers "Viking" amphibian (450 H.P. Napier Engines) that won £10,000 air Ministry prize, lands on Thames - another great step forward in aviation. London.

    M/S of the aeroplane gliding along the river Thames. L/S as it sails past the Houses of Parliament, it gathers speed and begins to take off. M/S of people on a bridge watching it. M/S from the front as it takes off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    228.22
    Media URN:
    22127
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:27:00 / 01:22:27:00
    Canister:
    G 745

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