• Short Summary

    Edward Norman flies his model planes on Epsom Downs.

  • Description

    Banstead, Surrey.

    Various shots show Edward Norman preparing model aeroplanes for flight on Epsom Downs. He made all the models himself. Among the models seen are a Foker triplane, a Hawker Fury, a Jet Boulton Paul.

    Edward picks up a Boeing F4 B4 plane and sets it off on a flight. When it runs out of petrol the plane falls to the ground. The wings are designed to break off and are put back in place easily.

    Edward prepares another plane for a flight, the Boulton Paul. Several shots of the plane in flight. It eventually falls to the ground.

    Cutting and notes on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1353.09
    Media URN:
    44548
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:14:00 / 01:16:05:00
    Canister:
    NP 531

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