John Britten and Desmond Norman test out their new cushioncraft machine. Isle of Wight.
Item title reads - Cushioncraft on test.
Bembridge, Isle of Wight.
Elevated shot of the cushioncraft in its hangar surrounded by press men. C/U two mechanics checking the engine. M/S of the Coventry Climax sports car engine, camera pans along the main drive shaft to show the wheel which turns the aerofoil blades to lift craft. C/U John Britten and Desmond Norman the inventors. M/S press men. Desmond climbs aboard and enters the pilot's cabin. C/U he starts the engine. Top shot of the blades and propellors beginning to turn. C/U the drive wheel spinning. It turns slightly then leaves the ground and begins to move around the hangar. Various shots of the cushioncraft moving along. M/S as it slides backwards and lands.