Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Queen visits model aeroplane show
The Northern Heights Model Flying Club gala at The Hawker Aerodrome, Langley: S.C.U Model aircraft on display. S.C.U. Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) examines model driven by jet propulsion. S.C.U. Model aircraft on ground. Pan. S.C.U. Queen accompanied by Princess Margaret, examining a model aircraft. MS. Queen walking amongst aero-modellers. M.S. Glider being thrown, which narrowly misses the Royal party. M.S. Gilder in flight (2 shots). S.C.U. Queen and Princess Margaret viewing the proceedings. M.S. Model, line-controlled aircraft, flying round its controller. Speeds reached 95 mph. S.C.U. Owner of line controlled aircraft being presented to the Queen. S.C.U. Queen presenting gold cup prize to the winner of the gala. Mr Philip Smith of Bournemouth Model Aircraft Society. S.C.U. Winner holding cup and winning model aircraft.