Billy Scollie Archive Night: Flying High

October 4, 2013 @ 7:30 pm GMT0

Archive films from the National Collection presented by Ruth Washbrook, Senior Curator of the Scottish Screen Archive, part of the National Library of Scotland. Includes excerpts from: BEA Newsreel History – A Flight to Orkney; 1982 Kirkwall Airshow; ‘Old Bill’ crashed at Berriedale Farm; Empire Air Day Dyce; To Ireland by Air (featuring Miss Winnie Drinkwater, Scotland’s first woman of aviation); Scottish Airways; 10.15 from Kirkwall to London – the newly restructured 1933 film; Inaugural flight from Inverness to Kirkwall.