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  • Description

    Item title read - World altitude record- RAF (Royal Air Force) pilot's exploit.

    Location unknown.

    M/S of Squadron-Leader Swain being helped into a special rubber, airtight suit which will enable him to fly higher in an aeroplane than anyone has done before. M/S of the oxygen pipe being attached to the helmet, the camera pans across to the canister. M/S of the aeroplane, built by Bristol Company. He gets in and taxis off. M/S as he takes off, various shots as he ascends. M/S as he lands afterwards. He gets out of the aeroplane and is helped out of his suit and helmet, M/S as he smoothes his hair down.

    Note: Squadron-Leader Swain describes his experiences in item entitled - 'Altitude Record' in 36/80 on *PM0889*.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13074
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    889.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:31:00 / 01:23:56:00
    Canister:
    36/79
    Sort Number:
    36/079
  • Stills

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

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