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  • Description

    Hovercraft first ferry. Rhyl in North Wales.

    M/S The Vickers V.A.3 on the sands at Rhyl. M/S Pan, the forward drive motors. C/U The wind speed indicator. M/S The cockpit. C/U The base of the Hovercraft as the air cushion is formed and the craft starts to move away from camera until we have a full picture of the craft as it turns out to sea. M/S Interior showing the pilot and co-pilot at controls.

    C/U The captain. Aerial v. as the hovercraft makes out to sea. M/S Interior the flight deck. Aerial view, the hovercraft at speed. M/S Interior passengers. C/U A passenger. Aerial view, as the hovercraft is seen moving towards the beach. L/S as the hovercraft moves towards the beach. L/S As the craft comes up onto the beach. M/S Crowd. L/S Crowd around the Hovercraft which is now stationary on the beach.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53606
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1727.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:17:00 / 01:01:49:00
    Canister:
    62/59
    Sort Number:
    62/059
  • Appears in...

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    Rhyl Colin Jones hovercraft
  • Stills

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

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