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Title:ROYAL VISIT TO RAF METHWOLD [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AAY 229
Summary: Shots from interior of Lancaster (?) bomber in flight followed by inspection of RAAF Venturas by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
Description: I. Various close up shots in bright sunlight of aircrew in cabin of aircraft (probably Lancaster) in flight, with some shots out of the window (flying over water).
II. Venturas of 464 Squadron RAAF lined up round Methwold airfield ready for inspection. Royal cars arrive and the King (in RAF uniform) and Queen are seen touring around the aircraft.
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 228 ft; Running time: 6 mins
Notes: Provenance: this reel was found joined to the beginning of the Greek civil war footage (AAY 239) hence its present (anomalous) location in the No 2 RAF FPU series. There is no reason to suppose that the two parts of this reel are related.