• Short Summary

    Teenage schoolboy Paul Lovegrove pilots glider helicopter.

  • Description

    No title. Schoolboy flied gyrocopter, Membury, Berkshire.

    M/S of teenage schoolboy Paul Lovegrove with his father preparing to fly the glider helicopter. C/U Paul putting on helmet. M/S Paul gets into glider copter (aka gyroglider), with assistance from his father. C/U of the schoolboy doing up safety harness, on his flying suit the words "This Bloke Flies" are embroidered. M/S instructor walking into picture with cable to link up gyroglider ready for towing. C/U of the tow rope being hitched to the glider copter.

    M/S of the copter as instructor walks away to car. M/S gyroglider showing instructor getting into car. C/U boy's father turning rotor blade before gyroglider is towed. L/S gyroglider as father moves away from it and tow rope goes taut as car drives off. Travelling shot showing the car moving, pan to the gyrocopter being towed. M/S of the gyroglider as it lifts off ground and becomes airborne. Travelling shot of the airborne gyroglider. Air to ground shot showing car towing glider helicopter. C/U airborne gyroglider. Travelling shot from car showing tow rope and glider helicopter. Travelling shot showing glider helicopter airborne.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:22:00 / 01:16:31:00

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