Like A Prehistoric Bird 1931

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    Full title reads: "Farnborough. Like a prehistoric bird adapted for modern use! This new enclosed Pterodactyl is one of the three research machines to take part in the R.A.F. Pageant."

    Farnborough, Hampshire.

    MS of man climbing in to odd looking monoplane with picture of pterodactyl on fuselage.

    (Focus rather soft) Shots of plane taking off - it is very stubby with virtually no tail. Shots of autogyro taking off. Shots of Pterodactyl flying past (it has a V wing shape and its propellor is rear mounted). Shots of experimental aircraft flying overhead.

    N.B. RAF - Royal Air Force Pageant.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    10761
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    815.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:14:00 / 01:19:15:00
    Canister:
    31/51
    Sort Number:
    31/051
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