Britain's largest and fastest troops carrier goes for the test flight.
Full title reads: "AROUND BRITAIN - RADLETT".
The largest and fastest troops carrier, Handley-Page 'Hastings' leaving hangar at Radlett aerodrome getting ready for the 26,000 mile test flight. Close up shot of the one of the crew kissing girl goodbye. Pilot entering plane. Close up shot of pilot coming up the stairs in plane. Inside plane, pan from roof to seats. Close up shot of the pilot operating meter panel (two shots). Close up shot of the pilot, pan to second pilot. Close up shot of the meter panel. Motors and propellors start running. Long shot of the plane coming towards and passing camera.