• Short Summary

    De-icing experiments on a strange looking aircraft.

  • Description

    Granfield

    SV. Modified Lincoln bomber in level flight showing the curious attachments on propellor. GV. Crew members inside. SV. The panel which controls the water jets for spraying. CU. Hand turning water jets on. CU. Dials, showing water pressure. SV. Water being sprayed out of the washboard onto the wing section. CU. The washboard showing all the jets in action. SV. Photographer taking a record through the hatch. SV. The wing section, showing ice forming. SV. The propellors of the Lincoln turning. SV. The wing tip showing more ice formed. SV. A technician switches on the heat. SV. The jet. This jet ejects the unwanted heat through the tail of the aircraft when it is not required, but by switching on the heat, the air is diverted into the Beverley wing section. GV. The Lincoln in flight. CU. The wing section showing the ice melting. SV. The pilot's face. LV. The Lincoln in level flight.

    (Orig.Neg.) (title scene D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    603.18
    Media URN:
    32220
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:43:00 / 01:26:53:00
    Canister:
    56/64

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