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Title:TRIAL FLIGHTS OF RIGID AIRSHIPS NO 24 AND 25 AT INCHINNAN, OCTOBER 1917 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:IWM 622
Summary: I. The take-off of R24 for its trial flight at Inchinnan airship base, Scotland, on 28th October 1917.
II. Preparations for the trial flight of R25 at Inchinnan airship base, Scotland, October 1917.
Description: The airship is shown facing tail-out in its hangar. It takes off from the landing ground, overflies the camera and steers towards the treeline on the horizon. It overflies the camera again, passing over the hills in the distance behind its hangar. The groundcrew lines up to cheer the camera (presumably to use up the extra film).
The airship is shown ready for take-off on the landing ground. An NS type airship in flight. A closer view of the groundcrew leading R25 out to its launch spot.