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Fifty Years of Naval Flying

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1826
Date Released
1 Jun 1964
Date Other
May 1964
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Nehru - Man of Peace
  2. 2Train of Tomorrow
  3. 3Brum Goes Under
  4. 4Fifty Years of Naval Flying

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: 50 Years of Naval Flying. DESCRIPTION: Prince Philip went to Yeovilton in Somerset, to attend the Golden Jubilee of the Fleet Air Arm, founded in 1914, then called the Royal Naval Air Service. Planes illustrating fifty years of proud flying history were on display, as well as in the air. SHOTLIST: Key scene. GV aircraft on runway. MS sailors. MS Prince Philip inspects guard of honour. TS Blackburn Buccaneers on runway. BS same. CU pilot in cockpit. LS Fairey Swordfish. CU pilot. Pan Swordfish takes off. Pan Buccaneer takes off (2 shots). Pan Gannet (3 shots). Pan Sea Vixen (2 shots). GV helicopters. LS same. GV helicopter with jeep. LS same. GV same. GV helicopter lowers jeep. LS man slides down rope from helicopter. GV same. Pan Buccaneers fly past. Pan Sea Vixens fly past. Pan Swordfish flies past.
Keywords
Commemorations; Aviation; Celebrations and festivals; Ceremonies; Navy; Military
Locations
Somerset; Yeovilton
Card file number
88394
Credits:
Commentator
Jeffrey K. Shearley
Camera
Mark McDonald
Length of story (in feet)
209
Story extras:

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