• Short Summary

    THE LARGEST HOVERCRAFT IN THE WORLD, THE SRN3, MANUFACTURED BY THE BRITISH SAUNDERS-ROE DIVISION OF THE WESTLAND AIRCRAFT LIMITED, RECENTLY UNDERWENT SEA TRIALS ON THE SOLENT OFF COWES, ISLE OF WIGHT.

  • Description

    THE LARGEST HOVERCRAFT IN THE WORLD, THE SRN3, MANUFACTURED BY THE BRITISH SAUNDERS-ROE DIVISION OF THE WESTLAND AIRCRAFT LIMITED, RECENTLY UNDERWENT SEA TRIALS ON THE SOLENT OFF COWES, ISLE OF WIGHT.

    THE SRN3 IS EXPECTED TO FULFIL A VARIETY OF MILITARY ROLES AND THE MINISTRY OF AVIATION IS WATCHING THE TRIALS CLOSELY.THE CRAFT, WEIGHING MORE THAN 37 TONS HAS ALREADY FINISHED ITS TRIALS ON THE SLIPWAY.NOW THE SEA TRIALS HAVE IMPRESSED OBSERVERS.

    ALREADY HOVERCRAFT ARE USED IN BRITAIN AS PASSENGER CRAFT.IN THE FUTURE THEY COULD PERFORM A WIDE VARIETY OF ROLES, NOT ONLY AS MILITARY VEHICLES, BUT AS FIRE FIGHTERS, RESCUE CRAFT, AND FREIGHT TRANSPORTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEET03JOV5GDDQ50X1ULPAI83K
    Media URN:
    VLVAEET03JOV5GDDQ50X1ULPAI83K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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