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  • Description

    Item title reads - Cushioncraft on test.

    Bembridge, Isle of Wight.

    Elevated shot of the cushioncraft in its hangar surrounded by press men. C/U two mechanics checking the engine. M/S of the Coventry Climax sports car engine, camera pans along the main drive shaft to show the wheel which turns the aerofoil blades to lift craft. C/U John Britten and Desmond Norman the inventors. M/S press men. Desmond climbs aboard and enters the pilot's cabin. C/U he starts the engine. Top shot of the blades and propellors beginning to turn. C/U the drive wheel spinning. It turns slightly then leaves the ground and begins to move around the hangar. Various shots of the cushioncraft moving along. M/S as it slides backwards and lands.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52663
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1684.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:16:00 / 01:21:06:00
    Canister:
    60/52
    Sort Number:
    60/052
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    cars and things
  • Stills

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

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