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  • Description

    Item title reads - Jet flies all ways.

    Demonstration of the vertical take off aircraft the Short S.C.1. Bedford, Bedfordshire.

    M/S's vertical take off research aircraft on tarmac. C/U sides showing the fuel pipe coming from aircraft. M/S showing jet engine mounted horizontally in the tail for propulsion. M/S four jet engines mounted underneath for the vertical take off. C/U's Lord Douglas of Kirtleside talking to pilot Tom Brooke-Smith. L/S line of engineers. M/S pilot seated in cabin adjusting his helmet. M/S press photographers. L/S aircraft on the tarmac warming up engines. C/U technician wearing ear muffs. M/S as the S.C.1. takes off horizontally. It changes from a vertical lift to horizontal and flies past camera. M/S R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) officials. M/S as it flies past camera and slow down to hover. M/S technicians looking on. M/S S.C.1. now flying backwards, it starts to descend and touches down. M/S of it on tarmac.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52635
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1682.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:46:00 / 01:22:00:00
    Canister:
    60/46
    Sort Number:
    60/046
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  • Stills

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

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