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    A scale model of Jetstream aircraft goes through ditching trials on the Isle of Wight.

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    DITCHING TRIALS.

    Isle of Wight.

    Various shots of a scale model of the Handley Page, "Jetstream" aircraft undergoing its ditching trials in the tanks of the British Hovercraft Corporation.

    The scale balsa wood model undergoes a simulated crash landing in the sea and results are studied to enable it to pass its air safety licence. We see the model brought out to tank, rigged up with weights, etc., and two shots of it entering the water. MS's models of other aircraft on wall.

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    Film ID:
    3271.05
    Media URN:
    90929
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:10:00 / 01:11:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 4457 F

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