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  • Description

    Full title reads: "USA - Jet Bomber Takes The Air".

    United States of America (USA).

    CU Pan nose of new 3-jet bomber, the Martin XB-51. SV XB-51 being towed on runway. SV Two airmen packing parachute brake in tail. SV Back view airmen closing hatch of parachute compartment. MV Pan XB-51 taking off. MV Air to air XB-51 in flight. LV Towards XB-51 coming in to land. SV Pan XB-51 landing. Parachute brake released.

    Off Hawaii.

    MV Submarine showing launching ramp for 'loon' missile. LV Submarine at sea. LV 'Loon' being fired from submarine. CU Naval officer looking through glasses. LV Splash where 'loon' crashes into sea. MV Submarine with 'Loon' apparatus on deck. SV Sailors looking. LV 'Loon' being fired pan with missile. LV Missile in flight. Drops rocket and continues. MV Pan up 'loon' climbing, drops rocket and continues in flight.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46520
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1427.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:39:00 / 01:20:56:00
    Canister:
    49/94
    Sort Number:
    49/094
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    picks Attempts at Flight
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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