• Short Summary

    Wind tunnel tests on American airmen showing the effects of flying at 350 miles an hour on the human face.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Safety of aircrews in the age of speed

    USA: California:
    Crowd watch Lockheed Constellation airplane (aeroplane) taking off
    People seated inside plane
    Pilot getting in to plane
    Pilot sitting in plane wearing mask and goggles
    Pilot shot from ejector seat out of plane before parachuting safely down

    USA: Pennsylvania: Philadephia:
    Man prepares for test in wind tunnel
    Man in wind tunnel test has face distorted by air being shot out
    Background: Wind tunnel tests on American airmen showing the effects of flying at 350 miles an hour on the human face. Also features an ejector seat test.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8KOAUNZ42RVGEGIIPRFUOZ8TL
    Media URN:
    VLVA8KOAUNZ42RVGEGIIPRFUOZ8TL
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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