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  • Short Summary

    Colour shots of jet-powered helicopter flying over cornfield.

  • Description

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

    Colour item.

    Jet helicopter.

    Various shots of small helicopter flying over airfield, corn field in background. Looks like location might be United States of America (USA).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2778.01
    Media URN:
    81663
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:00:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 3361 E

Comments (2)

  1. OldSaltMKII says

    The helicopter in this clip is a Dutch NHI Kolibri, see e.g. here:
    http://www.aviastar.org/helicopters_eng/nhi_kolibri.php

  2. OldSaltMKII says

    Currently the films listed below have been identified (two of them by jamied) to show the Dutch NHI Kolibrie
    jet helicopter Films #1 (ID91.18) and #2 (ID2778) seem to show the same flight demonstration at Swannington
    Aerodrome, Norwich, Norfolk. Links and film data are:

    https://www.britishpathe.com/video/new-jet-helicopter
    #1) DataCataloguer:SanjaStock:ColourSound:SoundMedia URN:1473Sort Number:CP 235Time in/Out:01:47:20:00 / 01:49:21:00Canister:CP 235Film ID:91.18Issue Date:29/06/1959


    https://www.britishpathe.com/video/jet-helicopter
    #2) DataCataloguer:AmeliaStock:ColourSound:MuteMedia URN:81663Sort Number:UN 3361 ETime in/Out:01:00:02:00 / 01:00:34:00Canister:UN 3361 EFilm ID:2778.01Issue Date:1950 - 1959

    https://www.britishpathe.com/video/demonstration-by-the-two-engine-ramjet-helicopter
    DataCataloguer:JamesStock:Black & WhiteSound:SoundMedia URN:69423Sort Number:UN 3032 DTime in/Out:01:10:52:00 / 01:13:34:00Canister:UN 3032 DFilm ID:2580.04Issue Date:

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