HMS Eagle: Royal Aircraft Carrier (1969)

Royal Aircraft Carrier

This Pathé ‘Extra!’ segment depicts the HMS Eagle in 1969, which was the 15th in a long line of Royal Navy ships to carry that name. This particular ship was an Audacious-class aircraft carrier that hosted all manner of planes from the de Havilland Sea Vixen to the McDonnell Douglas Phantom.

Credit: British Pathé