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  • Short Summary

    A United States Army aeroplane is able to fly for over 150 hours by being refuelled in mid-air. Los Angeles.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Aloft 150 hours 46 minutes. U.S. Army "Question Mark" aeroplane shatters all records with truly epic non-stop endurance flight demonstrating practicability of refuelling in the air. Los Angeles. America, (USA, U.S.A).

    M/S of two aeroplanes flying together, one above the other. M/S of bottom one with question mark on the side. M/S looking down at the question mark aeroplane from the one above. C/U of one man inside. M/S as a pipe is dropped down to the aeroplane. M/S of it getting closer. M/S from underneath as the pipe snakes down. L/S as a man grabs it and attaches it to fuel tank. M/S of the two aeroplanes with the pipe connecting them. M/S looking down at the pipe. L/S as man waves and pipe is released and hauled up.

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    Film ID:
    774.20
    Media URN:
    35540
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:24:00 / 01:26:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1572

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