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    Item title reads: "America's latest 170 mph. battle plan! Pilot 'shows off' her wonderful speed and fighting capabilities. ".

    Mitchell Field, United States of America (USA).

    M/S of a biplane, from the rear. C/U view of the propeller and radial engine. M/S from the side as the mechanics start the engine by cranking a starting handle on the side. A man walks into the foreground. M/S of plane, viewed from the front, it taxis away and takes off, climbing into the air. The aircraft turns and banks, and returns to fly low over the airfield. Aircraft hangers can be seen in the background. More shots of the aircraft in the sky, performing rolls and dives.

    Intertitle reads: "New craft is put through some difficult stunts very close to the ground."

    Note: this is a repeat of a sequence from *PM0674* - 24 but includes inverted flying, flying upside down. The planes have US Navy marked on the side.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    32840
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    674.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:59:00 / 01:52:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1385
    Sort Number:
    G 1385
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Pioneers
  • Stills

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

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