Material relating to newsreel story "50 Years Airborne" - 62/49.
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RFC (Royal Flying Corps) - RAF fifty years airborne, Upavon in Wiltshire.
L/S Old type planes lined up preparing to take off. M/S Pilot in cockpit of S.E.5.A. 1917 plane starts to taxi away. M/S The S.E.5.A. 1917 plane taxies away and takes off. M/S The Avro Tutor 1931 mechanic cranking engine prop turns. L/S Avro Tutor about to taxi about with prop turning. C/U Pilot in cockpit. M/S R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) officers walking. L/S Avro Tutor taxis away from take off. M/S Pan. Bristol Bulldog. 1931 flies past overhead. M/S A flying officer watching. M/S The Swordfish plane taxiing away showing large Torpedo slung under fuselage.
C/U The S.E.5.A. 1917 flying into camera. L/S Inside hangar showing identical plane to the one in which Bleriot first flew the channel. C/U Of the prop of Bleriot's plane. L/S Pan showing the Skeleton fuselage. C/U of the flimsy looking cockpit. M/S Exterior Hurricane fighter taxiing away zoom in to pilot in cockpit. C/U Girl looking skywards. M/S Pan. A Mosquito flying past overhead. M/S Pan a Lincoln Bomber flying past overhead. C/U Woman holding child watching. L/S Five Jet Provosts doing Acrobatic stunt also showing the vapour trails. M/S as one zooms into camera. M/S A Lightning flying past at speed. C/U Pan Vulcan bomber flying past. M/S Pan. Three Bristol Britannia's flying past. M/S Three Comet Fours flying past.