• Short Summary

    Model plane enthusiasts show off rubber band, petrol, and jet powered exhibits.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Radlett, Herts. Model Jets Put A Zip In Flying".

    Radlett Aerodrome, Hertfordshire.

    GV People dotted around Radlett airfield. 'Wayfarer' model glider in foreground. SV People admiring model of old aircraft. CU Man with cigarette.

    CU Aircraft in hand having elastic wound. MV Parasol wing aircraft taking off, pan as it swerves towards crowd. Crowd ducks.

    SV Parasol wing aircraft taking off. Pan as it soars into air. CU Parasol wing aircraft taking off. Pan as it climbs. CU Man watching. MV Aircraft falling from sky pan as it hits ground and breaks into pieces.

    MV Two men with radio-controlled aircraft. One man starting propellor. Radio controller in foreground. CU Hand flicking over prop. and adjusting petrol intake. SV Radio-controlled aircraft. Hands making adjustments to engine. SV Radio controller by transmitter. MS Pan aircraft taking off. SV Transmitter pan up aerial to aircraft flying overhead. SV Man looking on. MV Aircraft in flight.

    LV Radlett airfield. MV People sitting around model aircraft. Pan to jet models. SV Jet models. CU Jet engine. SV Three men around jet engine. One using pump to start it. Engine starts. Man disconnects pump pan as aircraft begins to take off on control lines. SV Man with control lines. LV Man with control lines. Jet whizzing round. MV Crowd. Jet whizzing past, pan to jet landing. LV Crowd applauding.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:54:00 / 01:07:37:00

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