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  • Short Summary

    Footage of airmen performing parachute jumps from the wings of large planes, Henlow, Bedfordshire.

  • Description

    Henlow, Bedfordshire.

    Full titles read: "THRILL FOR RAF PAGEANT - will be simultaneous live drops by 6 airmen from wings of three giant planes."

    L/S's of airmen being helped into parachute equipment by other RAF men (Royal Air Force -M.F.A.), there is also a very large biplane in the background. M/S of airmen climbing up ladder onto the wing of the plane. L/S's of three planes taking off an airman can be seen clinging to one of the supports on the wing of the plane.

    L/S of airmen standing up waving arms in the air and smiling. L/S of the aeroplanes in flight and the airmen leaping from the back. Their parachutes open almost immediately.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    792.08
    Media URN:
    35854
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:30:00 / 01:21:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1614

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