• Short Summary

    United States Army Air Corps Flying Pancake experimental design airplane was the first vertical or short take off and landing aircraft but was abandoned in favour of jets

  • Description

    USA: California: Antelope Valley: Edwards Air Force Base (formerly Muroc Army Air Field)
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    AEROPLAnes AMERICAN Shots of the "Flying Pancake" from America

    FLYING SAUCERS Shots of the "Flying Pancake" from America

    Aviation; United States of America

    airplane, technology, innovation, invention, aeroplane, XF5U "Flying Pancake", Vought-Sikorsky V-173 "Zimmer Skimmer", VSTOL, vertical or short take off and landing, experiment, experimental
    Background: United States Army Air Corps Flying Pancake experimental design airplane was the first vertical or short take off and landing aircraft but was abandoned in favour of jets

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4QAW0W6QEKHYYGPDSZ7W9JN5D
    Media URN:
    VLVA4QAW0W6QEKHYYGPDSZ7W9JN5D
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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