• Short Summary

    Air Secretary Arthur Henderson inspects Royal Air Force auxiliaries at Biggin Hill, Kent.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    RAF (Royal Air Force) auxiliaries. Biggin Hill, Kent.

    LS Air Secretary Arthur Henderson inspecting the squadron. MS Henderson chatting to airman. CU Henderson. CU's airman with ribbons. CU pilot with ribbons.

    LS Henderson firing flare gun from balcony. MS flare landing on ground. MS plane being wheeled out. CU insignia on side of 'Meteor' plane '600 City of London Squadron'. MS pilots getting in. Various shots planes taking off. LS Meteors flying in formation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2553.12
    Media URN:
    68675
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:05:00 / 01:29:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 2351 F

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The date was 16 April 1951.

    Arthur Henderson was Secretary of State for Air.

    Final paragraph, "Henderson firing pistol from balcony" - actually it's a flare gun.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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