• Short Summary

    Man rescue by plane in flight & special suit which prevents blackouts at great speeds tested.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "EXPERIMENTS IN FLYING RESEARCH".

    Location unknown.

    Several shots, some close up shots, of airman laying on ground in special apparatus. He is picked up by plane and carried off (repeated in slow motion) - this is a new means of rescue for parts where plane cannot land. Air shot of rescued man hanging from rescue plane.

    Various shots of the experiments in R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) research station to combat "G's" which produce blackouts suffered by pilots. Volunteers are placed into cabins which are rotated at great speed in various directions. Volunteers' blood pressure is measured at all times. Their abilities to shoot moving targets at great speeds are checked as well. Various shots of a man testing special suit which prevents blackouts.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1145.08
    Media URN:
    39756
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:10:00 / 01:21:30:00
    Canister:
    45/6

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