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SLING SHOT CHARLIE

Sling Shot Charlie (1932)

A man fire a catapult at his son's head in an attempt to break the light bulbs...

NEW TYPE CATAPULT

New Type Catapult (1930)

The RAF try out a new mechanical device to speed the launch of planes.

AVIATIONS LATEST WONDER

Aviations Latest Wonder (1934)

Plane that lands on water or on ground but has to be catapulted to fly -...

R.A.F. GIANT CATAPULT aka RAF CATAPULT

R.A.F. Giant Catapult AKA RAF Catapult (1931)

Mechanical catapult helps large plane launch on short...

DEATH MISSED BY INCHES

Death Missed By Inches (1927)

A seaplane is launched using a catapult device.

DIVING BY CATAPULT

Diving By Catapult (1938)

A man is shot into the air to land in an open air swimming pool at Lake...

POST WAR AVIATION

Post War Aviation (1945)

Landing and taking off device for short airports demonstrated.

SOLDIERS TRAIN FOR TRENCHES aka 9TH WEST YORKS

Soldiers Train For Trenches AKA 9th West Yorks (1914-1918)

9th West Yorks in training at Mansfield in...

SHOT INTO THE AIR short version

Shot Into The Air Short Version (1926)

Catapult contraption propels aeroplanes off battleships and...

SHOT INTO THE AIR long version

Shot Into The Air Long Version (1926)

Various technical innovations from the U. S. Navy, including an...

"As It Was In The Beginning" (1939)

Animated diagrams trace the history of guns and firearms.