• Short Summary

    17 year old Stanley King is the youngest aeroplane pilot in Britain. Chiswick, London.

  • Description

    Youngest pilot in Britain.

    Chiswick, London.

    Various good shots of 17 year old Stanley King assembling his model aircraft. M/S of real Auster 5J1 aircraft on airfield, he shakes hand with another pilot then gets in the cockpit. M/S as the aeroplane taxis and takes off, two other pilots watch him. Various shots of Stanley, who is the youngest pilot in the country, flies around. M/S of aeroplane back on airfield.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1241.06
    Media URN:
    34000
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1947
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:49:00 / 01:13:45:00
    Canister:
    NP 163

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft Stanley is flying is an Auster 5J1, Reg. No. G-AHCJ.

    Also seen during the clip, whilst on the airfield, is a de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth, Reg. No. G-AHDF.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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