• Short Summary

    Wing Commander Kenneth Wallis flies his home-made helicopter.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Air News".

    Home made gyrocopter is big success at Shoreham, Sussex.

    Panning shot Wing Commander Kenneth Wallis and daughter Vicky driving onto Shoreham Airport with the gyrocopter in tow. Vicky gets out and unhooks the gyrocopter. C/U Vicky unhooking gyrocopter. C/U gyrocopter being prepared for flight. C/U engine, a 72 horse power, four cylinder, 2 stroke. C/U Wallis putting on flying helmet. L/S Wallis turning rotor-blade over to start the engine. C/U Wallis climbing into the seat and strapping himself in. Various shots gyrocopter running along the ground, taking off, in flight and landing.

    Gyrocopters looks like small helicopter.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1589.16
    Media URN:
    51308
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:55:00 / 01:21:59:00
    Canister:
    59/58

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