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  • Short Summary

    British Flying Wing coming out of hangar for test flight.

  • Description

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    Various shots of new British aircraft Flying Wing coming out of hangar for its first test. It looks like a giant wing (boomerang) with cockpit in the middle but lacking the body of the plane. Pilot going into cockpit and sits down. Flying Wing is getting ready for the test flight. Various close shots of the Flying Wing. Various shots demonstrating wing flaps and tail movement. However, the aircraft is not seen airborne.

    Note - date found in the old record 17/07/1946.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2106.19
    Media URN:
    63083
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:27:00 / 01:57:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 1489 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Various shots of new British aircraft Flying Wing" - the aircraft is the Armstrong Whitworth A.W.52G experimental glider.

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