• Short Summary

    THE ROCKET MAN WAS ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF SYDNEY'S ROYAL EASTER SHOW. HE AMAZED?

  • Description

    THE ROCKET MAN WAS ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF SYDNEY'S ROYAL EASTER SHOW. HE AMAZED A SMALL AUDIENCE WITH A DEMONSTRATION OF FLYING WITH A ROCKET BELT.

    IT'S ONLY AN EXPERIMENTAL MODEL AT PRESENT, BUT SCIENTISTS ARE CONVINCE THAT THE ROCKET BELT WILL BECOME A PRACTICAL METHOD OF TRANSPORT INSIDE TEN YEARS.

    THE PROPULSION UNIT RUNS ON EXPENSIVE ROCKET JET FUEL. THE DEMONSTRATION WAS GIVEN BY MR. R.F. COURTER, THE LEADER OF A VISITING UNITED STATES ROCKET BELT TEAM, WHO IS WORKING ON DEVELOPING A ROCKET BELT CAPABLE OF CARRYING A MAN TEN MILES AT A TOP SPEED OF THIRTY MILES AN HOUR.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4AIWNL31VCQDQW7G5HF6A8VXY
    Media URN:
    VLVA4AIWNL31VCQDQW7G5HF6A8VXY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment