Model Helicopters Aka Model Planes 1956

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    Weston-Super-Mare, Avon.

    Francis Boreham, the founder member of the Helicopter Society of Great Britain demonstrates some of his model helicopters.

    M/S of Francis picking up one of his models and fiddles around with it. C/U of him filling a tiny tank with petrol. He spins the propellor of the helicopter and then releases it into the air. Mr Boreham is an Inspector in the Air Inspection Department of a an aircraft firm where he supervises the building of real helicopters.

    Various shots of Francis and his planes. He has invented a method of landing models safely. We see him picking one of his models out of a hedge. We see Francis watching a jet propelled model helicopter taking off.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    1223
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    57.04
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:04:00 / 01:06:16:00
    Canister:
    CP 102
    Sort Number:
    CP 102
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