Film: 1086

Aviation | 1930 | Silent | B/W


Dragon Rapido, Isle of Man to Liverpool

Railway air services operated by the old railway companies, using de Havilland aircraft. Silent scenes. An biplane, twin engined aircraft approaches. Officers and a family alight. 4 boys and mother and father (1950s)
.Then 1930s - Change to interior of another aircraft 2 male passengers discuss a document. They are later seen walking away from the aircraft as are two crewmen. Close up of nose section of Railway Air Services aircraft. 'Jupiter'. It flies a flag. The plane is refuelled with 'Aeroshell'. By a hand operated petrol pump. Another aircraft is loaded for departure to Birmingham, London and the south. It takes off and we see it in the air. - End.

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