Helicopter To Work 1965

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    Rowland Absolom uses a helicopter to commute to work. He lives in Hertfordshire and works in Sidcup, Kent. We see Rowland walking from his large house and getting into his £10,000 helicopter parked on the lawn. He straps himself in, and he pushes various switches. C/U rotor blades. His wife Elizabeth waves him off. The helicopter takes off.

    Various shots of Rowland in the cockpit and air to ground shots of fields, reservoirs, the River Thames, and built up areas as he flies to Sidcup. The helicopter flies over the factory and Rowland lands on a green space. C/U control panel and dials in the cockpit as he goes to land.

    Note : see also CP 548 Cuts.

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    01:14:46:00 / 01:16:36:00
    CP 548
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    CP 548
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    Three Counties British countryside
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  • The helicopter seen here is a Brantly B2, Reg. No. G-ASXD.

    "Rowland Absolom" in text and tags should read Rowland Absalom.

    jamied 13th Sep 2012

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