• Short Summary

    Munich mechanic Johann Schmitt explains here to the camera the shock absorber system on his wingless ski plane to two admirers.

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    Munich mechanic Johann Schmitt explains here to the camera the shock absorber system on his wingless ski plane to two admirers. Schmitt built the hyprid in two years, working in his sparetime. With ice conditions right, he is able to do 100 MPH. After building up speed on the Weerthsee close to Munich he brakes the buggy with two sets, of claws fixed to the ends of the skies. Film is showing Schmitt (38) with his young helper prepare for a run on the sea. Several shots are showing plane coming out of hanger, beeing filled with gas and other preparations on the plane. Other film showing plane equipped with 65 HP flight motor on the course. Spectators etc.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1452WGJ1CC7B2WWJAFME8C32Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA1452WGJ1CC7B2WWJAFME8C32Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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