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  • Short Summary

    Huge British torpedo carrying plane is seen on test flights near Hull.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "British Wonder War 'Plane - Air Experts... from all over the World... see tests of Blackburn-Napier Ripon II, Torpedo carrying 'plane."

    Brough, near Hull, Humberside.

    Intertitle reads: "...it can hover... remain in air 12 hours... alight on sea or land... take off in 50 yards... ascend almost vertically... and carries guns, bombs and 1 ton torpedo."

    M/S of the huge biplane being wheeled out of an aircraft hangar; a man works on a wire coming from the front of the plane. L/S of the plane taking off from an airfield. L/Ss of the plane flying; it flies over the water near a beach and drops a (non-exploding) torpedo.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    726.17
    Media URN:
    34793
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:12:00 / 01:25:28:00
    Canister:
    G 1503

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