• Short Summary

    American parachute packers test the chutes they have packed - by leaping from a plane.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. Count them as they fall! budding Airmen's Parachute 'Class' have their first lesson 'all together'."

    United States of America.

    Men wearing parachutes climb into plane on airfield.

    The three engined plane takes off. According to the voiceover the men are parachute packers in the American Air corps going up to test the chutes they have packed.

    Aerial shots of the men leaping from the open side door of the aeroplane.

    Shots from the plane as they leap out and their chutes open - the voiceover counts them out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    673.18
    Media URN:
    4951
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:14:00 / 01:21:58:00
    Canister:
    32/36

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