STK-ID 1227

[Remark: by 1928 the aircraft industry as well as the military branch of it had developed to a considerable size.] R.C.A.F. station, Red River, Manitoba. Shot of Vedette flying boat being launched, of Vedette coming in for a landing, landing and taxiing to dock. Shot of yard and partly completed flying boats (Vedettes, Varunas and DH Moth with floats). A Siskin flies toward camera, swoops over parked aeroplanes and lands followed by Fairchild cabin monoplane. PAN along line of parked planes. Shot of cabin monoplane with floats taxiing away from pier and taking off. LAS of Varuna about to be launched from end of slipway and from side. Good MS of Varuna taking off, of DH Moth taxiing in. Shot of spectators and plaque at the opening of Stevenson Aerodrome. PAN over field showing planes and spectators.


Excerpt from
Aircraft Activities at Winnipeg
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
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1920 x 1080