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  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. With 68 consecutive loops. 'Ace' Airman Sperry wins World's record for gliders."

    United States of America (USA).

    Shot of a small Goodyear blimp / airship / dirigible towing a glider through the air. The glider is released and begins to descend. The pilot, Sutherland, makes several loops. Judges look on through telescope to measure the looping the loops.

    Shot of Sperry landing his glider in the 'Spot Landing' competition. - he misses the target by some way. Sutherland lands and glides his plane right onto the target.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6683
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    735.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:58:00 / 01:19:44:00
    Canister:
    33/87
    Sort Number:
    33/087
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Vintage gliders Aviation Highlights, 1920-1935
  • Stills

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

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