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    Titles read: "Picking up the Pilot. An Airship Experiment. For Coastal patrol work, the airship's ability to slow down, or hover, enables it to do many things impossible to the aeroplane - ".

    United States of America.

    Various shots of an airship in flight. Two men are seen at the controls. The airship flies low over the sea and lowers a rope ladder down to a launch on the water. A man climbs onto the ladder and starts to climb up it.

    Intertitle: "So, after all - the bulky but nimble airship is a very handy fellow in his own way - especially when he literally "picks up the Pilot!".

    The ladder is lowered down to a man on a speedboat who climbs up and into the ship.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51753
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1618.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:31:00 / 01:54:14:00
    Canister:
    PSP 775
    Sort Number:
    PSP 775
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology Religion & Politics
  • Stills

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

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