• Short Summary

    New plane with pneumatic delta wing blown up like a rubber boat, flies at Farnborough.

  • Description

    Farnborough, Hampshire.

    SV. Engine and propellor being started up on the Flying Mattress. CU. Technicians in white overalls watching. SCU. Pilot in cockpit of the Flying Mattress. SV. Pan, Flying Mattress taxing out from hangar. LV. Towards and pan, Flying Mattress takes off. SV. Pan, Flying Mattress flying past camera. CU. Technician watching. SV. Towards, Flying Mattress into close-up. Pilot at controls, pan round to back view of Flying Mattress. SV. Technician with hands up to face looking to the sky. SV. Pan, Flying Mattress coming in to land. LV. Flying Mattress landing and taxing along.

    (F.G. & Neg.) (Orig.A.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    543.08
    Media URN:
    31076
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:03:00 / 01:07:06:00
    Canister:
    55/67

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