• Short Summary

    A new plane built for Colonel Charles Lindbergh has retractable undercarriage.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Burbank. Latest wonder of the air. Folding wheels in the air adds 25% to flying speed of 'Lindy's' latest plane."

    Burbank, California, United States of America (USA).

    A representative of Lockheed's engineering department shows us the new development they have made to a plane for Colonel Charles A Lindbergh - retractable landing gear. This increases the possible flying speed of the aircraft.

    Shots of the plane flying overhead. The wings are retracted as it flies past. Various shots of the aeroplane in flight with its wheels in various positions.

    (Spellings for search purposes - Lindburg, Lindberg, Lindburgh)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    753.15
    Media URN:
    8107
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:43:00 / 01:22:00:00
    Canister:
    31/1

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