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  • Description

    Produced by British Instructional Films Ltd.

    Men turn handles to start the propeller of a biplane. C/U of propellers. Man climbs into cockpit and plane takes off. A golden eagle in flight then landing on its nest. Sea gulls in flight. Slow motion photography of sea birds flying near cliffs. A man wearing a white hat walks on the cliffs. The theory of bird flight explained on the soundtrack. Biplane takes off. Difference between aircraft flight and bird flight explained. Swans in flight in slow motion. Eagles on the nest. C/U of cockpit controls. Joystick is moved and rudder and wings of plane move. Aeroplane in flight. Golden Eagle flies in slow motion. Biplane in comparison. Sea birds in the air. Spiral nose dives by the biplane. Air to air shots. Birds gliding on air currents. Biplane lands. Chickens in flight. Ungraceful landings in slow motion.

    Note: German version exists - title is "Das Flugzeug".

    Multiple prints exist - check for best quality.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    83499
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2883.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:09:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:30:00 / 01:32:38:00
    Canister:
    DOCS
    Sort Number:
    DOCS
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    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Secrets Of Nature
    Programmes
    Secrets of Nature
  • Stills

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