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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hanworth. Speed ... Speed ... Always More Speed! Retractable under-carriage for civil aircraft successfully tried out."

    Hanworth, near London.

    Man stands in front of Airspeed AS.5 Courier plane and speaks to camera (small sign on aeroplane reads 'R K Dundas Ltd'). Sadly Mute.

    CU of plane's wheels and undercarriage.

    Shots of the plane taking off. Shots of the plane in flight as its landing gear retracts. Wheels then fold back out.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1933
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    6807
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    741.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:34:00 / 01:08:03:00
    Canister:
    33/99
    Sort Number:
    33/099
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft is an Airspeed AS.5 Courier, Reg. No. G-ACLF.

    "R K Dundas Ltd" mentioned in the shots list were the craft's owners at that time.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks jamied!

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