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  • Short Summary

    RAF and Royal Navy officers inspecting planes donated by USA.

  • Description

    No titles. U.S. Aircraft for Army. Unedited material.

    Location of events unknown.

    United States of America donates aeroplanes to RAF (Royal Air Force).

    C/U of pilot in cockpit of aeroplane. C/U of aeroplane with words 'Royal Navy' stamped on tail. L/S of aeroplane landing, good view of ground crew on runway signalling to plane with what look like Ping Pong bats.

    Various shots of young officers in naval uniform and flying helmet in front of plane. Various C/Us of pilots in cockpits of planes. Various L/Ss of fighter aeroplanes flying in formation, swooping low over airfield.

    Various shots of RAF officers and men. We see air crews getting into their planes. Various shots of two high ranking officers inspecting planes in hangar.

    Note: shots are from 1940 Unknowns Can 1 which is same vault as rest of 1940 material. Original issue number for story is unknown.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1143.13
    Media URN:
    39719
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1940
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:06:00 / 01:43:35:00
    Canister:
    1940 UNKNOWNS CAN 1

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