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  • Description

    Full title reads: "California. Flying Spectacles".

    California, United States of America (USA).

    SV Strange aircraft (An American Department of Defence Flying Testbed) being pushed out from shed.

    SV Aircraft stationary - it appears to be a test plane for vertical take off techniques.

    CU One of the propellors of the plane which can be turned through a 90 degree arc.

    CU Engine of plane.

    CU Dashboard of plane.

    SV Aeroplane with propellors turning through the 90 degree angle, so that they are vertical.

    CU Plane beginning to rise, but it is held down with ropes.

    SV Men trying to hold down plane.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49456
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1533.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:42:00 / 01:41:28:00
    Canister:
    58/52
    Sort Number:
    58/052
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    picks Vehicles
  • Stills

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