• Short Summary

    Planes taking off from carrier using the new sling method.

  • Description

    U.S.A.

    The Navy meanwhile reveals its new steam-powered catapult, nick-named the 'steam slingshot' the catapult can hurl the Navy's heaviest carrier based planes into the air with lightening speed. The slingshot operating with both barrels can launch 32 interceptor planes in 4 minutes.

    LS. Planes taking off from carrier using the new sling method.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2622.18
    Media URN:
    78221
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:54:00 / 01:46:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 2639 F

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