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    Early aircraft carrier at sea off the coast of the United States of America.

    Full titles read: "US NAVY'S NEW FLOATING AERODROME - Aircraft can now ascend and descend at Sea, can be lowered to repair shops."

    Intertitle reads: "General view of the USS Langley, formerly the Collier Jupiter, converted into a floating aerodrome..."

    Various L/S's of the new type of ship. The ship has had a large flat platform (runway), constructed on top of the existing design. L/S of biplane taking off from the deck of the ship. L/S's of aeroplane taking off, it nose dives towards the sea before pulling up just before impact. Several other shots of planes taking off and landing.

    Intertitle reads: "In case of a slight mishap..."

    L/S of plane landing and tipping forward suddenly onto it's nose. L/S of plane being lowered underneath the runway on a hydraulic platform to the repair shop. L/S of larger planes (could be bombers) taking off from the ship.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:20:00 / 01:19:44:00
    G 935
    Sort Number:
    G 0935
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    Travel & Exploration
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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