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    Windsor Locks, U.S.A.

    US Army's experimental three passenger utility helicopter, its windmill is jet powered. A new feature for helicopters is the retractable landing gear, which cuts down air drag in flight. Sensitive instruments record the speed, 156 miles an hour.

    Leader finishes CS. Rotar blades rotating. MS. Helicopter rising from ground. & CS. Pilot.MS. Helicopter in flight undercarriage being retracted. MS. Helicopter in flight MS. Men and Speed recording instruments. Pan shot helicopter making record bid. CS. Time recorders. CS. Clock. Pan shot helicopter making record bid.

    (F.G.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    77572
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2490.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:04:00 / 01:29:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 2662 L
    Sort Number:
    UN 2662 L
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology Trade & Industry War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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