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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    L/S of unidentified plane taking-off. L/S of Hawker Tempest taking-off from base. Spitfire taxiing then suddenly speeding up and taking tot he air. Good shots of the Spitfire in-flight. Tempest taking off. Good shots of Whirlwind aircraft taking-off and in-flight. L/S of jet aircraft taking to the air.

    Various shots of senior naval officials on ground watching the jet fly past. Cadets are also seen watching. Air to ground shots of the plane (possibly called a Vampire). People inspecting plane on ground.

    M/S of naval man inside cockpit. Several more shots of planes on ground.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:07:00 / 01:49:50:00
    UN 1263 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1263 A
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Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The film and shots list here don't match!

  2. Simon J says

    Aircraft looks like a Blackburn Firebrand

  3. British Pathé says

    Seems most of the film is missing. We'll try to track it down.

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