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    Airmen inspect aircraft, it has rotors mounted on top of wings. Aircraft attempts take off. It lifts and moves forwards for about 20ft then drops. Title reads "It's a helicopter and relies for lift upon a single engine and the large twin screws you saw whirling around". C/U front of aircraft as engine is turned. Helicopter, engine running and rotors turning, lifts from the ground & drops again.

    Safety print exists.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    35245
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    752.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:32:00 / 01:47:04:00
    Canister:
    EP 006
    Sort Number:
    EP 006
  • Appears in...

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    Aviation Highlights, 1920-1935 History of the Helicopter
  • Stills

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

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