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  • Short Summary

    A teenage Prince Charles takes off in flying lesson at RAF Tangmere.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Tangmere Airfield, Sussex

    Various shots, 19 year-old Prince Charles in flying suit walks out to light single-engine aircraft belonging to RAF / Royal Air Force. Various shots, the instructor, Squadron Leader Philip Pinney from New Zealand, checks over the Chipmunk aircraft with Prince Charles. MS Prince Charles climbs into cockpit, instructor sits in co-pilot seat. MS Engine starts up, cockpit cover closes, they don their helmets. MS Plane taxiing onto runway. LS Plane taking off. MS Wind sock. MS Batman signalling for take-off. MS Ground crew removing chocks. CU Batman re-enacting signalling for take-off. LS Sign: RAF base Tangmere.

    Note: Date on original record: 01/08/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2999.19
    Media URN:
    85839
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:21:00 / 02:01:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 4373 C

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