• Short Summary

    Test pilots judge the 1956 All-Britain Model Aircraft Rally.

  • Description

    Radlett, Hertfordshire.

    GV. Four enthusiasts walking towards camera, carrying their models. TV. Model aircraft on the ground, pan to the crowd. SV. Peter Bugge test pilot for De Havilland, Squadron Leader Hedley Hazelden, test pilot for Handley Page, and John Cunningham, test pilot for De Havilland, examining a model aircraft. Peter Bugge and Hedley Hazelden, camera pans from one to the other. CV. John Cunningham. TV. Two boys fiddling with Delta winged type of model. SV. Three boys adjusting a monoplane model. TV. Biplane model with the engine running. GV. Model of a Lancaster bomber takes off. GV. Two little boys launch a plane which climbs up in the air and comes straight down and lands nose first on the ground. GV. Model of a Delta winged plane circling and coming to earth with a crash. SV. Man with radio controlled device. CV. Device. LV. A model plane performing a perfect roll presumably under radio control. GV. A curious looking aircraft with the engine mounted above the fuselage, taking off. SV. Man peering up into the sky and controlling the aircraft by radio. LV. The aircraft tilting up and down over the crowd. GV. A model monoplane takes off. CV. Faces of two spectators. LV. The aircraft comes swooping down onto the crowd, who scatter.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene I.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:35:00 / 01:56:55:00

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