• Short Summary

    A car with a propellor on the front and rudder steering like an aeroplane is demonstrated in Paris.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "The Aero Auto". Very latest novelty in motors - has aeroplane propellor and rudder steering. Paris, France.

    Various shots of a car with an aeroplane body - a Leyat Helica, without the wings, and propellor on the front. A man starts it up and gets in, it sets off and turns a corner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    246.19
    Media URN:
    22571
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1921
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:33:00 / 01:19:13:00
    Canister:
    G 819

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The vehicle seen here is a Leyat Helica. Just 30 were sold.

  2. British Pathé says

    Interesting car. Thanks.

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