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    Aviation exhibition by the Royal Air Force

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    Royal Air Force exhibition. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

    Aviation exhibition by the Royal Air Force. Pan along area: people walking past air planes in a large field. Several airmen holding ropes which stretch upward & off screen; they are letting out the ropes; crowd surrounds. Interior; dark; People looking at pointed front of an air plane. Outside again; pan on crowd. CU man lets up more rope & lets go of end; he & others stand there as ends of ropes float up.

    Shot looking up at some sort of airship; floating up; also all the ropes hanging from it. Repeat shot Air plane taxis away; and takes off; turning rt. CU air plane; stationary; boys walk past; veterans; one pushing other in wheelchair. Dark interior once again; with crowd looking. RAF man sits on ground with headphones; crowd gathered around; another airman leans over & picks up telephone receiver. Communications. Airman turning propellor of plane; it moves forward. Dark part again; kids look at plane.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:37:00 / 01:27:40:00
    ON 118 A

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