Pilots prepare their planes for the London to Sydney air race. Gatwick Airport.
Sheila Scott leaves on solo round the world flight from London.
Round-the-world yachtsman Alec Rose and his yacht "Lively Lady" on show in London.
Rose is welcomed home by flotilla and crowds at the Guildhall.
Nice shots of Mrs Alec Rose, wife of the Round the World yachtsman in their shop.
Yachtsman Alec Rose returns from round-the-world solo voyage, large crowds welcome him.
Sailor Sir Alec Rose is given Freedom of the City in his home town of Portsmouth.
Frances Chichester leaves on solo trip around the world from Plymouth.
Yachtsman Francis Chichester prepares to return home in 'Gipsy Moth'. Sydney, Australia.
Colour item showing Francis Chichester arriving back in Plymouth after round world trip.
Francis Chichester sails home after voyage round the world. Plymouth, Devon.
Francis Chichester sails from Plymouth to Sydney on yacht Gipsy Moth IV.
Yachtsman Sir Francis Chichester sets sail from Sydney in 'Gypsy Moth IV'.
A yacht race at Plymouth featuring Sir Francis Chichester.
Pathe cameraman Pat Whitaker takes whistle stop plane tour around the world.
The aviator Sheila Scott prepares for the London to Sydney air race.
Charles Masefield wins the King's Cup air race at Plymouth Air Show. Devon.
Sheila Scott returns to London after record breaking Round The World flight.
Pilot Sheila Scott wins prize in the London to Sydney air race. London Airport.
Female pilot Sheila Scott leaves London Airport in her small plane, bound for Nairobi.
Aviation expert Sheila Scott given awards at Royal Aero club
Sheila Scott attempts to fly from London to Cape Town. London Airport.
New heliport in London and air transport demonstration by the army in Salisbury.
A good look around an aircraft factory as VC10 airliners are built.
Aerial photographers seen taking pictures of aeroplane in flight.
Aerial shots from helicopter flying along the length of Thames from Tower Bridge to Battersea.
Vanguard and Vickers V.C. 10 aeroplanes under construction in aircraft hangar.
BAC One-Eleven aeroplane under construction in Luton, Hurn and Derby.
Volunteers work to restore veteran aircraft in a hangar at London Airport.
Sir John Alcock pilots a Pathe cameraman for Aerial pictures of London.
Wooden mock-up of new VC10 jet plane + Vickers Vanguard jet plane under construction.
Lengthy compilation of early aviation stories.
Shots of Vickers Valiant jet bomber aeroplane with new white finish at Wisley, Surrey.
New Vickers Vanguard aircraft delivered to BEA.
Scientists or engineers checking the fuselage of the new VC10 during a pressurisation test.
A look at the Vickers Viscount aeroplane in flight. Wisley, Surrey.
Wind tunnel test for model of Vickers 1-11 aircraft at Weybridge, Surrey.
The De Havilland "Moth", a 2-seater aeroplane, has a successful trial flight.
De Havilland hand over a Comet IV jet airliner to the British Overseas Airways Company.
Various shots of the area around the Hawker Siddeley aircraft works in Hatfield.
Test flight of De Havilland 125 aeroplane at Hatfield Aerodrome.
Test flight of the De Havilland 'Comet' Jet airliner (DH 106).
Cunningham amid group of mechanics and De Havilland (comet DH 106) 'plane.
Item about the Fido Project.
Trident airliner goes on its first test flight.
Trident aircraft tested at Hatfield airfield, Hertfordshire.
Test flight of De Havilland Comet jet airliner.
New design of plane - the Thruxton Jackeroo - is shown to the public.
Death of De Havilland's son, Alsatians with V.C.s and angling contest at Eastbourne.
The latest version of the record breaking Comet aircraft, flies for the first time.
British Aircraft Corporation's 111 aeroplane has test flight at Hurn, Hampshire.
New Vickers V.C. 10 being constructed in Weybridge, Surrey.
Aircraft from factory to fight. Good shots throughout.
Various aspects of BAC-one-eleven airliner in production.
The BAC III plane is christened before it starts its service in Germany. Farnborough.
B.A.C. One-Eleven aircraft, designed for middle distance, will make first flight this summer.
Safety tests are made on the V.C.10.
Good footage of British Airways staff at work at Croydon Airport.
Item showing wreckage from British aeroplane which crashed onto German autobahn.
Good item to show how airline pilots are trained for their job.
Round the world yacht 'Gipsy Moth IV' is taken from Woolwich to dry dock in Greenwich.
A new system of radar is demonstrated by the Decca Company on the Isle of Wight.
Traffic control centre for some kind of river traffic.
Police at Croydon prepare to monitor traffic on Derby Day - from an Auto-gyro.
London bus transport workers learn how to fly in their spare time.
Helicopter flight from Liverpool to Cardiff.
A look inside the Dunlop factory and the various tests carried out on aeroplane tyres.
Aeroplanes stunts are performed for the thrill of the crowds.
A new Westland army corporation aeroplane with hovering capabilities is demonstrated in Yeovil. Somerset.
Heathrow Airport 45 years ago - EMPTY! Some great panoramic shots of central London in the film.
Eight aircraft fly from London to Christchurch, New Zealand in longest race ever.
Planes start off for the long distance flying competition - the King's Cup.
British comedian Jimmy Edwards starts race from Queensland to Victoria in Australia.
Cuts (out takes, rushes) in THE KING'S CUP in G 1310.
Contestants getting ready for start of England to Australia Air Race.
Aviator C.W.A. Scott and his co-pilot Campbell Black tell the story of their victorious flight.
Colour footage of the Lotus car factory.
Long documentary about life on and around the River Thames.
Scott and Cambell Black win the England to Australia Air Race - Scott gives flying lesson.
Aerial shots of Henley Regatta taken from a biplane.
Pilots compete for the coveted King's Cup.
Pilot Harold Wood wins the King's Cup Air Race.
An exciting but unusual sport - sail powered go-carting on a disused air field.
Aerial views from planes in the race to South Africa.
Pilots prepare for the air race from Portsmouth to Johannesburg, we see the route they will take.
Britain's giant turbo jet plane crash-lands into river Severn.
London-Melbourne plane goes on display in Glasgow department store.
Pilots race to be the first to complete a 200 mile race around London.
Mr. A. J. Cobham wins King's Cup for flying around Britain.
Aircraft of all sizes take part in a race for The King's Cup.
Early air race starting at Brooklands and ending at Hendon.
Pilots Mendell and Rheinhardt break previous record by staying aloft in their aeroplane for 10 days. Location unknown.
'Meteor' wreckage at Harwood Dale.
Item about the giroboat, which takes to the sky on the River Thames. Putney Greater London.
Great story about Windmill girls taking a plane from London to the seaside.
Shots of the wreckage of a plane which crashed killing 17 members of the R.A.F.
Plane crash landed at Bristol airport in fog.
Stomach churning aerial stunt - woman changes wheel of plane in mid-air!
An air mail plane crashes in North London, narrowly missing several houses.
Britannia aircraft crashes near Bristol.
Portsmouth bombed in German air raid. 1941?
Donald Campbell tests out his new car 'Bluebird' at Goodwood in Sussex.
RAF men inspect the damage after a bomber crashed into a Wiltshire housing estate.
Donald Campbell makes adjustments to the Bluebird before crash. Goodwood, Sussex.
Mr Fokker tests out his new safe aeroplane at Croydon Aerodrome.
Aftermath of the crash of a small aeroplane near Croydon Airport.
A scale model of Jetstream aircraft goes through ditching trials on the Isle of Wight.