• Short Summary

    Good footage of powerful ejector seat being tested at Philadelphia Naval Base.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel titles read: 'ESCAPE SEAT FIRES PILOT THROUGH ROOF'.

    Philadelphia Naval Base, United States of America.

    L/S of dummy being lowered into ejector seat. M/S of the ejector seat. L/S of man on roof of Nissen-type hut giving firing signal. L/S as the dummy is ejected and thrown into safety net. L/S removing the shattered cockpit canopy. L/S of the dummy being ejected into the safety net.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2591.16
    Media URN:
    70532
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:12:00 / 01:42:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 2432 K

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