• Short Summary

    Air taxi service between Cardiff and Bristol, gliders club in Derbyshire - first flying since war.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Private Flying Again".

    Cardiff, Wales.

    Air Taxi service opened to operate between Cardiff and Bristol. Various shots of ground crew loading parcels onto Auster Mark V aeroplane. George Thomas, MP for Cardiff gives speech from airfield: "Today the ban on civil aviation in this country has been raised and I would like to congratulate the Company, and the air services, on being ready to convey their merchandise from Cardiff to Bristol". M/S of man firing a flare gun. C/U of ground crew signalling with lamp. Various shots of plane starting up, the propellor turning and taxiing off.

    Bradwell Edge, Derbyshire.

    The Derbyshire and Lancashire Glide Club take advantage of first day of unrestricted flying. Various shots of glider taking off and in flight. C/U of chief instructor G. O. Smith getting into cockpit. L/S of glider taking off. C/U of pilot in fur cap settling into cockpit. Various shots of gliders taking off and landing.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1372.07
    Media URN:
    44934
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:36:00 / 01:09:11:00
    Canister:
    46/2

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