"Giant British Airliner" [Run Time 2:26]

Titled "Giant British Air Liner. Handley Page "Hannibal" first of fleet of eight - largest passenger machine in World makes successful first flight." The prototype Handley Page H.P. 42 Hannibal biplane airliner for use by Imperial Airways stands by for a press preview. The chocks are removed from the wheels, and the plane moves off along the airfield.  The large four-engined airplane flies overhead and lands after its maiden flight. Mr. Handley-Page stands with a small group of dignitaries, says a few words about the aircraft, and thanks the designer and the test pilots.

Handley Page Hannibal
Type: Newsreel
Image Date: November 2, 1930
Image Taken: Radlett, Hertfordshire, England
Credit: WPA Film Library
Origin: British Pathé