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    RAF tests for high speed pilots, Farnborough, Hampshire.

    L/S Two airforce types putting on leather waistcoats and helmets. They walk out of picture left. M/S Door of Test Chamber. Our airforce types, enter right, Airforce Officers adjust their headgear. L/S from inside of chamber. Airforce types come in and sit down Second one closes door behind him. M/S Outside chamber R.A.F. Officer bolting door. M/S Outside chamber. Man switches on oxygen controls. Inside chamber Close up. Man fixing oxygen leads to his mouthpiece. Pan up to head.

    Inside Chamber. C/U Man switching on oxygen control. Inside chamber. M/S Two men sitting on bench, one gives "thumbs up" sign. Outside chamber. Officer looking in. He makes a note on a pad to fix to the side of the chamber. Inside chamber. C/U Two RAF (Royal Air Force) men sitting at bench. C/U Man's face Inside chamber. Outside chamber, shooting through window on men inside Outside chamber Officer peering in through window. Inside chamber. C/U Man's face. He turns to look at partner. Inside chamber. One man. Outside chamber C/U of officer looking through window. Inside chamber.

    C/U one man gives thumbs up sign. Outside chamber. Officer giving thumbs up sign. Outside chamber C/U man putting on switch. C/U Air vent in chamber. M/S inside chamber, one man, chamber filled with mist. Long shot inside chamber filled with mist. Outside chamber C/U Thermometer on wall showing mercury drop. M/S Outside chamber Officer looks at controls and looks through window in chamber. Inside chamber. The mist begins to clear and clears finally. Outside chamber. RAF Officer opens chamber door. Two men inside get up and go out.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:18:00 / 01:46:12:00
    NP 333
    Sort Number:
    NP 333
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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