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    Item title reads - Mighty flaps but no flight! Mr E. Winter tries out his mechanical bird and attains ground speed of 15 miles an hour, later, he hopes to fly. Richmond, Surrey.

    M/S as Mr Winter carries the 'plane awkwardly through some gates. M/S as he sets it the right way up, it has two big wheels and large material wings with a rudder on the back. He gets on and starts pedalling, the pedals are attached to sticks which move the wings up and down. M/S of him pedalling and the wings flapping. C/U of Mr Winter stood by his machine.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35740
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    786.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:22:00 / 01:03:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1597
    Sort Number:
    G 1597
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

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