• Short Summary

    Canada present gift of Sabre Jets for the Royal Air Force.

  • Description

    ENGLAND: Berkshire: Abingdon Air Base

    AEROPLANES, ROYAL AIR FORCE: F.86E Sabre Jets for R.A.F. given by Canada for Defence. Shot of taxi-ing along, crews get out. Canadian High Commissioner hands over to the Lord De L'Isle and Dudley (Norman Robertson), RAF March-Past

    LORD DE L' ISLE AND DUDDY (Secretary of State for Air): Receives from Canadian High Commissioner, Norman Robertson, first consignment of Sabre Jets for the Royal Air Force

    JET PROPELLED PLANES: First delivery of RAF Sabre Jets from Canada. Shots taxi on ground, good, pilots get out. Handing over to Lord De L'Isle and Dudley by Canadian High Commissioner, Norman Robertson

    PILOTS: Get out of Sabre Jets just delivered, shots of them walking together on tarmac

    MR. NORMAN ROBERTSON (Canadian High Commission): Hands over to Lord De L'Isle and Dudley first consignment of Sabre Jets for RAF from Canada

    SABRE JETS F.86E: For R.A.F, given by Canada for defence. Shots of taxi-ing along, crews get out, High Commissioner Robertson hands over to Lord De L'Lisle & Dudley, various of march-past

    Airforce - Active; Royal Air Force; Canada
    Background: Canada present gift of Sabre Jets for the Royal Air Force.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA64NNU0N9V42CXFQXR3NS4LADN
    Media URN:
    VLVA64NNU0N9V42CXFQXR3NS4LADN
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/01/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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