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  • Short Summary

    Light weight aeroplanes in flight and on ground at Lympne Aerodrome.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Runabout of the air. Baby plane tests to find ideal machine for private owner".

    Lympne Aerodrome, Kent.

    Various shots of small aeroplanes being rolled into an aircraft hanger. They are so small it only takes two men to push them, their wings have been folded back so it can fit through the door. M/S of small aeroplane being dragged out of hangar. C/U of nose of aeroplane - the 'Hawker Cygnet'. Several men examine the machine - prospective buyers?

    M/S of plane being dragged onto field, its wings are open. Various L/Ss of lightweight aeroplane taking off.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:35:38. Shots are same or similar to those in edited part of story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    634.10
    Media URN:
    26176
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:41:00 / 01:38:19:00
    Canister:
    G 1328

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