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  • Short Summary

    Exercise lifeline - RAF transport helicopter test.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear.

    MS. Sign on hangar 'Royal Air Force Transport Command'. Lines of aircraft at airfield. Various shots of a Beverley transport helicopter being loaded by stock-a-trucks. Various shots as Beverley helicopter flying in to pick up stores which are attached to a hook hanging from its belly. Men on ground attach the load to the hook and helicopter takes off. Various shots of Beverley being unloaded by tractors using fork lifts. Aerial shot, from rear of plane, flying low over airfield and rising. Various shots of stores being loaded into helicopter by stack a trucks. GV. Pan over airfield showing line of Belvedere helicopters.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 16/01/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2621.08
    Media URN:
    78183
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:44:00 / 01:20:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 3570 A

Comments (1)

  1. criochan says

    Whoops!

    The aircraft is a Blackburn Beverly transport - it is not a helicopter.

    The helicopter is a Bristol Belvedere.

    Your comments are somewhat confused ...

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