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  • Description

    Title reads: "Air News".

    Home made gyrocopter is big success at Shoreham, Sussex.

    Panning shot Wing Commander Kenneth Wallis and daughter Vicky driving onto Shoreham Airport with the gyrocopter in tow. Vicky gets out and unhooks the gyrocopter. C/U Vicky unhooking gyrocopter. C/U gyrocopter being prepared for flight. C/U engine, a 72 horse power, four cylinder, 2 stroke. C/U Wallis putting on flying helmet. L/S Wallis turning rotor-blade over to start the engine. C/U Wallis climbing into the seat and strapping himself in. Various shots gyrocopter running along the ground, taking off, in flight and landing.

    Gyrocopters looks like small helicopter.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51308
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1589.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:55:00 / 01:21:59:00
    Canister:
    59/58
    Sort Number:
    59/058
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Trade & Industry War & Revolution
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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