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    Cardington, Bedfordshire

    INFLATABLE CRAFTS TESTED AT CARDINGTON.

    M.S. Ford Anglia estate cars pulling up by river. M.S. Outboard engine and large grip being unloaded from car. V.S. Blowing up the inflatable catamaran and fixing the engine on, puts it in the water. V.S. Pulling the cord to start engines and the cat. moves along river at speed. V.S. Men carry out large bag and they start to inflate a small type of hovercraft. They attach long hose to it and pump air through and it lifts off the ground. V.S. Van with flat tyre. Man gets out and puts inflatable jack under rear of van and as it fills with air the flat tyre leaves the ground so the wheel can be easily changed. Large hangars in which the experiments are carried out at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Cardington.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    89532
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3192.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:08:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:44:00 / 01:46:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 4280 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 4280 A
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