• Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales tries his hand at flying the huge Dornier flying boat.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Calshot. The Prince pilots the DO-X. His Royal Highness flies from and to London to take sole control during half an hour's flight in world's largest flying boat."

    Calshot, Hampshire.

    A motor launch draws up alongside the German Dornier DO.X flying boat. LS Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) is greeted as he climbs from the boat onto the plane.

    Various shots of the DOX taking off from water. The plane flies around above the water.

    Interview with a man introduced as Dr Dornier. He talks about the DO X and how proud they are that the Prince has paid them this visit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    753.02
    Media URN:
    8094
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:02:00 / 01:04:37:00
    Canister:
    30/49

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