• Short Summary

    Aircraft old and new are displayed at Hendon - A new Airship is flown at Cardington.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hendon. Wings Span 50 Years".

    Hendon, Near London.

    GV Pan aircraft. SV Gloster Meteor IV. CU Nameplate. LV Lancaster bomber. SV Bomb bay of Lancaster. SV Bleriot II - 1909. SV Engine of Bleriot. CU Wheel of Bleriot. SV Group of RFC (Royal Flying Corps.) pilots. CU Tie. Pan up to Major Hughie Baker. LV Sopwith Pup - 1916. SV Synchronised machine gun that fired through prop. SV Side view machine gun. Pan to Flight Commander Stanton - pilot of Sopwith Pup. SV Pan old Rolls Royce taking jet pilots out to old aircraft. SV Crowd. SV Pan Bleriot plane taking off. MV Pan Deperdussin plane taking off.

    Cardington, Bedfordshire.

    GV Airship 'Bournemouth' from hangar. LV Airship being pulled from hangar. CU Name pan down to gondola. SV RAF (Royal Air Force) man handling ropes. SV Pan crew in gondola. CU Towards and pan Lord Ventry. LV Crowd around airship. SV Mechanic turning propeller. LV Airship ascending. CU Lord Ventry looking on. SV Airship in flight. SV Away from camera airship in flight.

    (Orig.Neg.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:38:00 / 01:44:17:00

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