News Flashes - Prague 1959

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    Title reads: "Prague".

    News in Flashes - model aeroplane National Championships in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

    C/U competitor starting engine of his model plane. C/U competitor filling engines of his model plane with fuel. C/U competitor with plane on starting line, it starts to taxi. Pan with plane as it taxis round the course for take off. C/U competitor in centre of course guiding his plane on line (like a kite).

    C/U competitor holding model jet plane in front of him, while assistant pumps at stirrup pump and flames belch from tail. C/U jet plane with flames still coming from tail, flames burn out and jet starts, the competitor jumps out of the way and the plane shoots off round the course. M/S biplane taxiing slowly around course, it takes off and continues to circle the course in air.

    Note: first part of this issue of "News in Flashes" has been catalogued separately - see record for film id 1599.10.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50973
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1599.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:30:00 / 01:20:02:00
    Canister:
    59/88
    Sort Number:
    59/088
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