One Man Helicopter 1964

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    Florida, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'West Pocket Helicopter Shows Flying Style'.

    Various shots of small package of machinery being untangled to make it into a portable one man Dornier 32E-2 helicopter at Elgin Force Air Base with the pilot sitting in it all in about five minutes. Various air and ground shots of the West German designed True helicopter being put through its paces.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 19/02/1964.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    88814
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3159.33
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:25:00 / 01:50:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 3867 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 3867 C
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  • The helicopter seen here is a Dornier 32E-2, Reg. No. N94288.

    It was one of just 4 examples of this aircraft ever built.

    jamied 6th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 1st Jun 2012
  • This movie shows the DO32 flown by DORNIER Testpilot, Friedrich (Fred) WISSEL,
    supported by Testengineer Gert Lang and Aircraft Mechanic Siegfried Trautwein.
    Done in November 1963. First time seen after 50 !! years, thanks for the movie.
    For more Information, see:
    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/DORNIER_DO_32
    Dr. S. Trautwein 18th August 2013

    trautwein 18th Aug 2013

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