• Short Summary

    Alan Cobham (pioneer of long-distance aviation) is greeted by his wife and others upon his arrival in London after a Cape to Cairo flight

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Mid-Air Welcome by Escorting 'Planes

    ENGLAND: London: Croydon:
    EXT

    Croydon Airport.

    Wonderful reception for famous airman, after his 16,000 miles flight to Capetown and back.

    aviator, airplane, aeroplane, flying, pilot, journey, aerials, air views, South Africa, Egypt, escort
    Background: Alan Cobham (pioneer of long-distance aviation) is greeted by his wife and others upon his arrival in London after a Cape to Cairo flight

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABL834JGGUF1RLE5OVN2HZ2ACY
    Media URN:
    VLVABL834JGGUF1RLE5OVN2HZ2ACY
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1926
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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