• Short Summary

    RAF pageant features experimental planes including 'The Pterodactyl'.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Farnborough. Like a prehistoric bird adapted for modern use! This new enclosed Pterodactyl is one of the three research machines to take part in the R.A.F. Pageant."

    Farnborough, Hampshire.

    MS of man climbing in to odd looking monoplane with picture of pterodactyl on fuselage.

    (Focus rather soft) Shots of plane taking off - it is very stubby with virtually no tail. Shots of autogyro taking off. Shots of Pterodactyl flying past (it has a V wing shape and its propellor is rear mounted). Shots of experimental aircraft flying overhead.

    N.B. RAF - Royal Air Force Pageant.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    815.14
    Media URN:
    10761
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:14:00 / 01:19:15:00
    Canister:
    31/51

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