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    Seafires and pressure chamber.

    Location of events unknown.

    L/S of new Seafire aeroplanes. M/S of them on aircraft carrier. M/S as pilot gets in cockpit, one taxis and take off. M/S of pilots entering pressure chamber. Medical officer watches as they experience air conditions up to 35,000 feet, their reactions are watched and timed. The pilot loses consciousness, oxygen is turned on and gauge adjusted. He recovers and carries on writing. M/S pressure gauge. M/S as he writes, his fingers twitch and fall away as pressure is raised again. Various shots of the tests. M/S as Seafire taxis and lands.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    48620
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1491.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:56:00 / 01:34:01:00
    Canister:
    NSP 397
    Sort Number:
    NSP 397
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    WW2: Aviators WW2 Aerial War at Sea
  • Stills

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

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