• Short Summary

    A pilot in Surrey shows off a wonderful new flight simulator - using a real plane.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Farnham. Learn to fly in safety - in a Hoverplane. Although anchored to the ground, the pupil can carry out every flying evolution.:

    Farnham, Surrey.

    Pilot sitting in plane in small aircraft hanger. The plane appears to be suspended from the roof - it is an early flight simulator. The pilot explains how it works.

    The plane starts up and is manoeuvred through various angles and flying techniques whilst remaining anchored to the pole which suspends it above the ground. (It really works!)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    763.14
    Media URN:
    8354
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:59:00 / 01:24:37:00
    Canister:
    31/18

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