Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by Prince Philip, presents the regiment with new colours and awards cadets, then returns to airfield to watch an air display.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
LS "Heron" of the Queen Elizabeth II's flight arriving at RAF Cranwell. LS Queen alighting from Heron followed by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, they are greeted. The Queen is pregnant and wears a large frock coat. LS RAF personnel and their families seated watching. MS Queen and Duke leave their car and are greeted. Back view, Queen and Duke walk along, pan up to fly past overhead.
Various shots, Queen inspects Guard of Honour of cadets. CU Two cadets. Spectators. (2 shots). Various shots of the slow march past by cadets on parade ground in front of College buildings. LS Cadets now marching normally going in the opposite direction. LS Clock tower with flags flying. CU RAF officer with typical moustache, Air Cdre Denis Spotswood. LS Colours being slow-marched into the College. MS The Queen presenting new colours to regimental standard bearer Plt Off Richard Howard and returning to dais to join the Duke. LS New colours are slow marched back to the parade. LS Parade assembled in front of the College. CU Back view, RAF personnel. LS Queen presents sword to SUO Pat Kemp. MS SUO Norman Bonnor is presented with medal. LS Slow march of the parade into the college. LS Queen and Duke walk down pathway, College in background. LS Car carrying Queen and Duke leaves through college gates.
Various shots, Queen and Duke at airfield inspecting planes and meeting personnel. MS Queen and Duke seated with other RAF V.I.P's. MS Queen and Duke seated, watching fly-past (both wearing sun glasses). (2 shots). Various shots, Queen and Duke watch air display.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 25/07/1960.