• Short Summary

    The Royal Air Force put on a fine demonstration of flying at the Farnborough.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Farnborough. RAF Show - Sky's The Limit".

    Farnborough, Hampshire.

    GV Royal Air Force formation. LV Crowd and boys. SV People looking into nose of Lincoln bomber. SV Jet engine pan to people looking into Meteor cockpit. SV Hastings transport plane. SV Small boy looking at aircraft wheel.

    SV King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) and Royal party taking seats with Air Minister Arthur Henderson. SV Duchess of Kent and Prince Michael. LV Towards and pan Vampires trailing smoke climbing across drome. LV Vampires trailing smoke. LV Crowd watching. SV Pan Meteors flying across drome. LV Towards Canberra jet bomber over camera, SV King and Queen looking up.

    GV Set piece recreation of Amiens prison attack. Mosquitos flying past in foreground. SV Pan Mosquito attacking prison. LV Vampire firing rocket at set piece pan down to explosions. LV Another Vampire firing rocket. LV Explosions around prison. SV People looking on.

    LV Pan Bleriot 1909 monoplane taxiing along in front of Meteors. SV Pan Deperdussin 1911 mono-plane landing. SV Man and small boy looking on.

    SV Pan meteor night fighter flying at speed over aerodrome. SV Pan Vickers 510 flying at speed and rolling. LV Towards and pan De Havilland Venom fighter bomber flying at speed and rolling. SV King and Queen looking up. SV Pan Meteor formation flying overhead. LV B36 Superforts flying overhead. GV Harvard formation peeling off.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:38:00 / 01:03:24:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "B36 Superforts flying overhead." - should read "Formation of B-29 Superfortress aircraft flying overhead."

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