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Title:SEAPLANE FLYING OFF DECK OF HMS CAMPANIA [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 1168
Summary: Demonstration launching of a seaplane from HMS Campania at anchor in the Firth of Forth, 5th July 1918.
Description: The aircraft is a Fairey Campania type seaplane piloted by Lieutenant Hay. Two camera-views are shown (one after the other rather than intercut) one from the bows, the other from the stern. The aircraft is hoisted up from below and prepared for flight. It takes off, flies one circuit, lands, taxies back to the ship and is hoisted on board again.