View Full Version : 1970's Super 8mm footage shows Vulcan Bomber + Lancaster aerobatics at Royal Show

09-12-2011, 06:56 AM
My Aunt recently passed away and while my Uncle was going through the belongings he found some old Super 8mm footage she had shot. He had them transferred them to a DVD and for the first time this-week I saw the films.

Now most of them are family memorabilia, but she did carry her camera with her a lot and on one of her trips to The Royal Show in Warwickshire (I make the assumption mid to late 70's) she recorded some low-passes by A Vulcan Bomber, a Lancaster Bomber, the Red Arrows and also some other aircraft I can't make out.

I have uploaded the clip (just over a minute long as sadly film was a luxury then for her) to youtube so anyone interested can view it.

There was no sound on the clip so I have left it as is.

Hope you enjoy it, cheers, MP

Watch it here:


After watching the clip I can appreciate just how large it was but also how 'daring' the pilots could be with low-level passes.

09-12-2011, 11:38 AM
(Check PMs Mystic Puma )Actually quite striking footage ...pre-'Health and Safety' airshow stuff with superlow passes .

PS Those Wings of Prey flak vidoes are enough to induce 'shell shock'!

09-12-2011, 01:53 PM
Nothing in PM's but thanks for the interest http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

09-12-2011, 04:12 PM
Views seemed more intimate if that makes sense. Were the aircraft closer then?

Many thanks for posting.

Best Regards,