ROYAL VISIT TO RAF LEUCHARS

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Subjects:

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  • Military

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: ROYAL VISIT TO RAF LEUCHARS

Reference number: 1839

Date: 1957, June 4

Production company: PRB Film Unit, Air Ministry, London

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.09 mins

Description: Visit by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Royal Air Force Leuchars. It includes a display of air aerobatics and an address by the Queen.

National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive holds a 16mm print made from original held by the RAF Museum, Hendon.

Shotlist: Credits (.22) Visit by HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip to Royal Air Force Leuchars (.25) brief shot of Leuchars village. The royal party arrive on RAF Transport Command Comet jet. Greeted by officers (1.41) Squadron No. 43 on parade. Presentation of standard by Queen to squadron. She addresses the parade. Reply to address (4.19) The parading of the standard (5.07) march past (5.50) tour of the station. Visit to married quarters (6.52) c/u squadron badge and squadron mascot. Royal party drive past aircraft lined up on tarmac, including Hawker Hunters and De Havilland Venoms. Squadron takes off. Display of aerobatics, joined by Javelins of different squadron (10.10) The royal party inspect the guard of honour and leave by jet (12.02) ecs (12.09)