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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Norfolk. Everyman's Autogyro".

    SV Inventor / Designer Wing Commander Wallis getting into his one man autogyro. CU Ken Wallis straps himself in.

    LV The autogyro comes towards camera and takes off. GV Pan autogyro in flight. GV Ditto. SV Wallis's daughter Elizabeth sitting on horse "Nimbus", pan as autogyro flies over. SV Auto-gyro in flight. GV Autogyro flying low between trees. GV As the autogyro comes towards camera and lands.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Cataloguer's Note: Colour material of this invention exists in CP 594 - MD.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1966
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    55379
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1797.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:54:00 / 01:52:08:00
    Canister:
    66/51
    Sort Number:
    66/051
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Wing Commander Wallis" is Kenneth Wallis. He's 96 as of April 2012, but was certainly still flying at 94.....

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/new
    s/article-1289662/A-magnificen
    t-man-DIY-flying-machine-Wing-C
    ommander-94-trying-hit-130mph-s
    hed-built-gyrocopter.html

    The aircraft seen here is the prototype Wallis WA116, Reg. No. G-ARRT.

    More footage of this craft can be seen in clip 361.11.

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