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    Item title reads - Irish aviation day at Phoenix Park, Dublin.

    Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    M/S of helicopter flying around, it comes in to land. M/S of man making speech at microphone. M/S of a man balancing on the wings of an aeroplane as it flies along. M/S of glider with large wingspan. M/S as aeroplane flies close to the ground and picks something up on the end of its wing. M/S as another with two sets of wings taxis, various shots as it flies then swoops down and lands. Another flies about and loops the loop. M/S as the aeroplanes and helicopter fly along and over the camera.

    Cataloguer's note: the soundtrack to this item is missing.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:23:00 / 01:56:06:00
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  • Appears in...

    1930-1939 1930s and 1940s Ireland 1930s and 1940s Ireland
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. OldSaltMKII says

    The first aircraft displayed in this clip (and the one flying in the formation at the very end) is not a helicopter but an autogiro, specifically a Cierva C.30 direct control model. Note that autogiro is a spelling for this type of rotary wing aircraft used by the Cierva company, the general term is autogyro.
    See e.g. here:

    Nice cut away drawing here:

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