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  • Description

    Title reads: "FLIGHT BY MANPOWER".

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    Elevated shot of the Puffin (pedal-powered aeroplane) in a hangar on Hatfield Aerodrome. Various shots De Havilland aircraft expert / Chairman of Hatfield manpowered Aircraft Club John Winpenny looking at the Puffin. C/U Tony Simpson, watching.

    C/U John Winpenny fixing safety straps on himself while he's sitting in the Puffin. He starts to pedal backwards, pan up to L/S showing propellor turning at the rear. C/U propellor turning. M/S Winpenny pedalling. C/U Winpenny pedalling. L/S main shaft revolving through the fuselage. C/U Winpenny operating the handlebars. L/S the ailerons on the wings moving up and down. M/S rudder moves on the tail assembly. Various shots Winpenny pedalling. Tracking shot of the Puffin going along the runway and taking off.

    Note: newspaper article and press release on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52914
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1703.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:24:00 / 01:35:33:00
    Canister:
    62/38
    Sort Number:
    62/038
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Temporary workspace: 18.10.2009 09:52 Hatfield Hertfordshire Aircraft
  • Stills

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

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