• Short Summary

    The American Department of Defence show off a new design of vertical take off plane.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "California. Flying Spectacles".

    California, United States of America (USA).

    SV Strange aircraft (An American Department of Defence Flying Testbed) being pushed out from shed.

    SV Aircraft stationary - it appears to be a test plane for vertical take off techniques.

    CU One of the propellors of the plane which can be turned through a 90 degree arc.

    CU Engine of plane.

    CU Dashboard of plane.

    SV Aeroplane with propellors turning through the 90 degree angle, so that they are vertical.

    CU Plane beginning to rise, but it is held down with ropes.

    SV Men trying to hold down plane.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1533.17
    Media URN:
    49456
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:42:00 / 01:41:28:00
    Canister:
    58/52

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