• Short Summary

    Footage of RAF pilots ferrying new aeroplanes to their destinations, Aston, Gloucester.

  • Description

    RAF (Royal Air Force) pilots fly aeroplanes to allotted destinations from base in Aston, Gloucester.

    M/S Interior briefing room. M/S Officer pointing out route to pilots C/U Officer. C/U Pilot. M/S Group of pilots. M/S Type measuring route C/U Sign "Track and distance chart" C/U Pilot looking at chart M/S Pilots leaving Briefing room. L/S Pilots going towards planes. M/S Pilots entering ferry plane (Avro Anson). C/U from inside aircraft of pilots entering. M/S Plane taxiing, to runway, and M/S and C/U Maintenance crew looking up from engine. M/S Ferry plane taking off. M/S Pilots inside aircraft. C/U Pilot of ferry aircraft. C/U Pilot passenger looking though window. C/U Wing of aircraft.

    M/S Ferry aircraft in flight. M/S Pilots inside plane. M/S Ferry plane in flight starts to peel off. Dissolve to. M/S Ferry aircraft landing. M/S Aircraft taxiing. C/U Ground crew type watching. M/S Pilots parting and waving goodbye L/S Pilot going toward training aircraft (the Auster). C/U Pilot entering training plane. M/S Pilot walking towards jet aircraft (Meteor XIII) he meets reception type who walks with him to plane. C/U Type taking notice off fuselage "Caution Seat loaded". M/S Training plane taking off. M/S training plane gets airborne. C/U Jet pilot putting on helmet and entering plane.

    M/S Pilot getting into aircraft M/S Tail unit of jet. M/S Jet taxiing past camera. C/U from behind pilot plane going down runway. M/S From cockpit, of trainer of countryside. M/S Trainer going through cloud. C/U Pilot of trainer. M/S Training aircraft in flight camera plane flies underneath trainer. M/S Training aircraft in flight camera plane flies underneath trainer. M/S Jet aircraft in flight. M/S From underneath jet in flight. M/S Jet in flight starts to peel off.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity, HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:27:00 / 01:57:30:00
    NP 395

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