• Short Summary

    The 'Westland Helicopter' makes its first public flight, displaying great versatility including flying backwards.

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    AEROPLANES .BRITISH. New Westland "Wessex" helicopter takes-off and is seen flying backwards....The helicopter is powered by a free Turbine engine and capable of carrying 2 1/2 ton of freight.
    Background: The 'Westland Helicopter' makes its first public flight, displaying great versatility including flying backwards.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE45IRI38VCB05253PL6G4K2G2
    Media URN:
    VLVAE45IRI38VCB05253PL6G4K2G2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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