• Short Summary

    Various aerobatic flights and the R-101 provide spectacle at and RAF pageant at Hendon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hendon. 'The Sky Their Stage' - Enormous crowds see and cheer RAF Pageant - 'greatest ever' in history of aviation!"

    Hendon, Greater London.

    A group of biplanes take off from the airfield as part of a Royal Air Force pageant. Various shots of planes flying in formation overhead.

    An airship (the voiceover says that it is the R 101) floats high above the airfield. Closer shot of the R-101.

    Planes from the R.A.F. central flying school perform acrobatic manoeuvres overhead.

    Three planes perform aerobatics leaving smoke trails behind them. They do a loop the loop and other twists and turns.

    More shots of formation flypast.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    691.23
    Media URN:
    5325
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:27:00 / 01:35:37:00
    Canister:
    30/9

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