• Short Summary

    'Flying Wing' plane on test flight and rocket charges in plane wing give takeoff boost.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    US newsreel - titles read: 'AIR NEWS - Voice: Dwight Weist - "FLYING WING" JOINS THE NAVY'.

    United States of America.

    Several shots of new jet plane 'Flying Wing' on test flight. The modern aircraft has hardly any tail.

    Intertitle reads: 'ROCKETS BOOST NAVY'S BIGGEST'.

    Several shots of rocket charges being installed inside the top of a wing of an aeroplane The plane takes off with huge plumes of smoke coming from the rocket charges.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2323.01
    Media URN:
    65974
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 1522 A

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