SCOTTISH AVIATION AEROPLANE - PRESTWICK PIONEER

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Military
  • Science and technology
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Documentary

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: SCOTTISH AVIATION AEROPLANE - PRESTWICK PIONEER

Reference number: 5024

Date: 1954c

Production company: [ Templar Film Studios]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.48 mins

Description: The Scottish Aviation 'Prestwick Pioneer G-ANRG' aeroplane flying at Prestwick Airport. [Same footage is repeated five times].

Scottish Aviation designed and built the 'Prestwick Pioneer' five seater aeroplane capable of short take-off and landing. It first flew in 1947 and was invaluable in the subsequent campaigns in the Malayan jungle. It was followed by the 'Twin Pioneer', carrying 16 passengers, which first flew in 1955.
[Above information taken from Webster, Jack The Flying Scots: A Century of Aviation in Scotland, p. 40].

See also ref. 6157 PRESTWICK PIONEER.

Shotlist: [Note: Five identical prints of the same action back to back]

c/u 'Scottish Aviation' emblazoned on aeroplane tail wing (0.08) c/u various angles of wings automatically extending [G-ANRG written on wing] (0.27) Prestwick Pioneer G-ANRG plane taking off and gvs as it flies through the air (0.50) landing (1.03) c/u 'Scottish Aviation' emblazoned on aeroplane tail wing (1.07) plane takes off, the control tower is clearly visible in background (1.14) animated aerial diagram of runway (and aeroplane's positioning on it?) (1.28) aircraft lands (1.54) [repeat of previous sequence four times, with blank in between] (9.28)