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    SYNOPSIS: A demonstration in Ottawa of a new jet powered helicopter. Designed and built in?

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    SYNOPSIS: A demonstration in Ottawa of a new jet powered helicopter. Designed and built in France, assembled in the United States, it's the first helicopter of its kind ever to reach production. The jet engine mounted high behind the cockpit provides extra forward thrust for the large lifting blades. Called the Alquette, the craft performs the same jobs as a piston driven helicopter but operates at greater speed with less cost Maximum speed is one hundred and eight miles per hour, cruising speed slightly less. It has a range of three hundred and-twenty-five miles.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA668OOF0TILYALMYT8WI07K7QI
    Media URN:
    VLVA668OOF0TILYALMYT8WI07K7QI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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