• Short Summary

    American developments in rocket planes - Chuck Yeager flies Glamorous Glennis.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Air News".

    Muroc, California, United States of America (USA).

    SV Captain Charles (Chuck) Yeager walking towards entrance of XF-1 'Glamorous Glennis.'

    SV Ground mechanic give thumbs up sign to cockpit. Pilot replies.

    LV XF-1 taking off.

    LV Pan XF-1 roaring down runway. Takes off and climbs rapidly.

    Point Mugu, California.

    SV Black Widow night fighter in flight, carrying the Gorgon Fourth ramjet robot under wing. Robot's engine starts.

    CU Fuselage of Black Widow and rocket flames pan to robot slung under wing.

    LV Black Widow carrying robot under wing, drops robot.

    CU Robot falls away.

    LV Robot streaking across sky.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1403.20
    Media URN:
    45660
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:47:00 / 01:39:47:00
    Canister:
    49/7

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