• Short Summary

    American air force show off their planes - Saunders-Roe 'Princess' flying boat on show.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Air News".

    Wright Field, Ohio, United States of America (USA).

    CU Nose of B47 6 Medium bomber (Super Title.) SV Plane past camera 2 Jets inboard and one on wing tip. LV Crowd. LV B-47 takes off with jet assisted system.

    LV Men running out of open nose of world's largest transport plane C 124. LV 200 men from C 124 marching across airfield.

    LS Towards and pan B36 intercontinental bomber, with 6 pusher engines and 2 jets. Shots of the massive American bomber taking off.

    Intertitle reads: "Cowes". Cowes, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

    The first British 'Princess' Flying boat leaves its hanger to get ready for completion.

    LV Saunders Roe Princess flying boat being pulled out of hangar. MV Tail unit being eased out of hangar. SV nose of flying boat raised in air. SV Top of tail pan down to men at bottom. LV plane slewing round. LV Plane out of hangar with nose high in air. CU Designer Mr Knowler and Test Pilot Tyson. LS plane with nose still in air. MS men lowering plane. SV front wheels nearing ground. MV nose of plane dwarfing men. MV tail unit. SV pan from nose to wings and then to tail.

    (Orig. F.C.) (Orig. L. (U.S. Planes) (Title Scene "H" Princess plane.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:28:00 / 01:32:13:00

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