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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of aircraft in flight and on ground.

  • Description

    Old / early aviation. 1919 ?

    Location of events unknown - probably somewhere in Britain.

    Various old aeroplanes in flight and on ground. Twin-prop biplane taxis slowly toward camera. Plane flying. ECU controls; row of buttons; interior of plane. Mechanic working on plane. Various shots of aeroplanes in flight. Tracking shot looking back from airplane flying over buildings. Flying over coastline. Aerial view castle?

    Airmen drill; marching back and forth. Several men wave from a plane on ground. Three men in big biplane. Aerial shots of other planes flying. Large British military airplane; with ground crew working. More aerial shots of other aeroplanes swooping around - exciting footage.

    Crew moving plane out of hangar. Pilot climbs into plane. CU pilot in cockpit. Another pilot. Three aeroplanes in a line on field; take off. Aeroplanes fly just over hangar roof; and swoop toward camera etc.

    Early days of Royal Air Force; 1919-1920's? Stunts; daredevils.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:32:00 / 01:30:26:00
    ON 255 C

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