Unissued / unused material – dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Tangmere Airfield, Sussex
Various shots, 19 year-old Prince Charles in flying suit walks out to light single-engine aircraft belonging to RAF / Royal Air Force. Various shots, the instructor, Squadron Leader Philip Pinney from New Zealand, checks over the Chipmunk aircraft with Prince Charles. MS Prince Charles climbs into cockpit, instructor sits in co-pilot seat. MS Engine starts up, cockpit cover closes, they don their helmets. MS Plane taxiing onto runway. LS Plane taking off. MS Wind sock. MS Batman signalling for take-off. MS Ground crew removing chocks. CU Batman re-enacting signalling for take-off. LS Sign: RAF base Tangmere.
Note: Date on original record: 01/08/1968.
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