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  • Short Summary

    RAF manoeuvres in Suez Canal Zone in Egypt.

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    Canal Zone, Egypt.

    LS. RAF (Royal Air Force) pilots running from dugout during the RAF exercise in Egypt. LS. Pilots running towards aircraft. LS. Vampire jet aircraft taking off in the desert. Ground to air shot of Vampire jet flying low after takeoff, pan to antiaircraft gun ready for action - several shots of the planes flying and antiaircraft crew in action. MS. Antiaircraft gun and crew at the ready silhouetted against the sky. LS. Vice Marshal Atchedey speaking to Station Commander at airfield, plane in background. CU. Vice Marshal Atchedey climbing into cockpit of aircraft. GV. Meteors. LS. Ship sailing up the Suez, Meteor plane in the foreground. Several interior shots of aircrew in bomber. Air to Air view of rear gunner. Air to Air view of Vampire attacking a Lincoln bomber. Air to Air view of Lincolns in flight. Aerial views of the Canal Zone. Aerial views of Egyptian villages. LS. Vampire starting up causing a big cloud of dust. GV. Operations room with officers looking at maps and talking.

    (Mute. Lav.)

    Date found in the old record - 28/02/1952.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:32:00 / 01:11:38:00
    UN 2422 A

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