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    Institute of Aviation Medicine, Farnborough, Hampshire.

    Documentation on file from Royal Air Force RAF Institute of Aviation Medicine and photographs of whole body restraint and blind system.

    VS. Demonstration of compressed air-inflatable raft. A small attachment which would fit onto a pilots seat e.g. as soon as water touches a certain cell in the folded raft in inflates immediately. VS. Another device, a girl sits in a transducer (airtight box) and a test is made on how much her lung capacity is when breathing different types of gasses. VS. Man in another chamber and he rides a bike and the experts, measure his energy output when subjected to pressure. VS. In a small swimming bath a machine which measures the weight of a submerged body and a man jumps in to demonstrate how it works. VS. Man ties himself into an aeroplane cockpit seat and experiences the conditions of extreme heat during flight and a special cover that he can pull down to protect his face.

    (Comb. F.G.)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:01:00 / 01:14:05:00
    UN 3893 F
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    UN 3893 F
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    Science & Technology War & Revolution
    Temporary workspace: 13.8.2009 10:15
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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