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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pendine. Ejector Seat On Test".

    Pendine Sands, South Wales. The Ministry of Defence test out an ejector seats for jet planes.

    GV Crane hoisting rocket sledge on to track. SV The sledge on the track. CU The rockets. SV Man checking the rockets. SV Man checking the dummy. SV Two men watching. GV The dummy being lowered in to the rocket sledge. SV Man in control room looking through periscope and then walking over to control panel. CU Count down indicator on the panel showing 3,2,1,0. CU Hand pressing firing button. GV The sledge going along the track at 700 mph. GV The rocket going along the track again in slow motion the dummy is ejected and the retro rockets fire. GV The dummy dropping a parachute.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    54633
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1767.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:01:00 / 01:41:16:00
    Canister:
    64/65
    Sort Number:
    64/065
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Pendine
  • Stills

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

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