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    Full titles read: '"We shall all be flying now!" - First pictures of the Ford 100 mile-an-hour... 50 to the gallon...36 h.p. "Flivver of the skies".'

    United States of America.

    M/S of a Ford propellor aeroplane taxiing across an airfield after landing. M/S of a rather dashing pilot with a thin moustache looking out from the cockpit; a small crowd stands around the plane. M/S shows men grouped around the propellor and looking at the plane; one man taps the wing with his hand as if testing the structure.

    M/S of the controls in the cockpit. M/S of the plane being lifted off the ground by the men - presumably to show how light it is? Nice L/S of the men standing in a line behind the wings - perhaps they worked on the production of it.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33695
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    716.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:30:00 / 01:25:16:00
    Canister:
    G 1476
    Sort Number:
    G 1476
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    PM 716 Aviation Highlights, 1920-1935
  • Stills

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

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