Film: 8443

Aviation | 1920 | Silent | B/W


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Cornwall Aviation promotional film 1920's

Little flying demonstrations and drama piece. Amateur home movie. Cornwall Aviation Company, St Austell with Captain Percival Phillips. Flight in biplane including shots of the cockpit and views from the aircraft. Aerial acrobatics. Wing walking - quite exciting filmed from another plane while in flight.. A spinning nose dive seen from the ground and from the point of view of the pilot. Aircraft include an Avro 504K registration G-EBIZ which was owned by Messrs Hill and Phillips for the Cornwall Aviation co and later Cobham's Flying Circus.
The pilots, Captain Philips, Captain Cameron MBE. Mr Summerfield. AJ Adams (Albert Adams) - aerial acrobat. Q Sawyer, lady aviator. Drama piece whereby Gibbs, a sceptic, is introduced to aviation. Advert for aviation display in Hedge Lane, Palmers Green, North London. The field with planes. Aerial shots from biplane over North London suburbs.

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