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  • Short Summary

    Secretary for the Air, Sir Samuel Hoare, climbs aboard the 'Calcutta' Flying Boat for a trial flight.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Our Flying Minister... Flies! - Sir Samuel Hoare... Secretary for the Air... enjoys trip on trial flights of the mighty short 'Calcutta' Flying Boat."

    Rochester, Kent.

    L/S of Sir Samuel Hoare climbing from a rowing boat onto the 'Calcutta' Flying Boat. L/S of the seaplane taking off from the water and reaching a fair height. L/S of the flying boat coming in to land on the water. M/S of the plane 'taxiing' over the water; L/S of the men on board, including Sir Samuel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    720.03
    Media URN:
    33761
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:49:00 / 01:03:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1484

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