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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Shots of newest and largest American Air Liner the 92 ton Lockheed "Constitution" built for the US Navy.

    Aircraft is towed from its hanger by a tractor. People beside plane give good comparison of size. Tail view of plane taken from hanger. Underwing view of nose of plane. Pan shot showing two tiers of portholes in side of plane. Name painted on nose. Four small wheels of undercarriage, replacing the one normal sized one.

    Twin-engined Lockheed 12 taxis under wing of plane.

    Three passengers alight from the double-tiered plane. Commander Rhea Taylor USN, Mr Robert E Gross, President of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation and Mr Hall Hibbard.

    Pan shot of plane.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:44:00 / 01:21:39:00
    UN 1522 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 1522 G
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    Science & Technology War & Revolution
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft shown is a Lockeed XR60-1, named "Constitution", (Later known as a Lockheed R6V). It was just one of two of its type ever built.

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