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Astra Gazette No 10

Astra Gazette No 10 (1958)

RAF newsreel issue - various RAF related and home news stories.

RAF Institute Of Aviation Medicine

RAF Institute Of Aviation Medicine (1960)

Item showing tests being carried out at RAF Institute of Aviation Medicine. Farnborough.

R.A.F. Institute Of Aviation Medicine

R.A.F. Institute Of Aviation Medicine (1964)

Demonstrations of various developments as a result of research undertaken.

RAF Immersion Suit

RAF Immersion Suit (1948)

Demonstration of RAF immersion suit in a tank at the Experimental Centre in Farnborough.

Jet Getaway

Jet Getaway (1946)

A new pilot ejection seat is tested at the Royal Aircraft establishment at Farnborough.

Farnborough - Air Cooled Suits

Farnborough - Air Cooled Suits (1969)

Air cooling suits in trial at RAF base in Farnborough in Hampshire.

Science Aids Jet Pilots

Science Aids Jet Pilots (1955)

Centrifuge machine tests strains on jet airmen - dramatic distortion of their faces.

R. A. F. RAF Survival School

R. A. F. RAF Survival School (1957)

Pilots dropped on snowy Alpine mountain top must find their way to a base - RAF survival exercise.

Experiments In Flying Research

Experiments In Flying Research (1945)

Man rescue by plane in flight & special suit which prevents blackouts at great speeds tested.

Research Into Pilots Eyes

Research Into Pilots Eyes (1959)

Research on effects of flying on pilots' eyes and balance is made possible by using new machinery.