• Short Summary

    The world's largest monoplane, with 150 foot wingspan, takes off from Norwich Aero Club, Norfolk.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The world's largest monoplane, the "Inflexible" 150 foot wingspan weighing 15 tons, all metal and all British, takes part in Norwich Aero Club's display. Norfolk.

    L/S of the large Beardsmore Inflexible aeroplane with huge wing span taxiing around the field and taking off. L/S of it flying.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    790.08
    Media URN:
    35782
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1929
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:24:00 / 01:13:38:00
    Canister:
    G 1609

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft seen here is a Beardsmore Inflexible, SErial Number J7557. It was the only example of its type ever built.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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