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  • Description

    Aldergrove, Northern Ireland.

    SV 'Sherpa' plane in flight. CU plane in flight. LV 'Sherpa' on ground showing aero-insoclinic wing operating. CU hand operating controls. SV wing tipping. SV plane showing tail unit with stabilising dorsal fin and rudder. SCU designer David Keith-Lucas. CU chief test pilot Tom Brooke-Smith in cockpit. SV plane taxiing out. SV mechanics watching plane. SV plane flying overhead. SV (air to air) 'Sherpa' in flight. SCU 'Sherpa' peels off.

    (Orig. Neg & Lav.) (Orig. I.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1953
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    29047
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    130.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:56:00 / 01:28:02:00
    Canister:
    53/95
    Sort Number:
    53/095
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The plane featured is the prototype Short SB-4 Sherpa, Registration Number G-14-1. It was the only aircraft of its type ever made.

    "David Keith-Lucus" should read David Keith-Lucas.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks - we've corrected that spelling.

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