• Short Summary

    RAF officer shows British developed ejection seat to Americans.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Title reads: "First US Test For Low Level Ejection Seat". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    United States of America (USA). RAF officer shows British developed ejection seat to Americans.

    Various shots of Royal Air Force Officer, Sidney Hughes getting into aircraft. LS Sidney Hughes climbing into US Naval jet to demonstrate British-developed ejection seat. MS Pilot in cockpit. LS Plane taking off. LS ejection seat fired. MS Cameraman filming test. LS Sidney Hughes landing by parachute. MS Sidney Hughes with the parachute by his side. CU Sidney Hughes laughing. MS Of him being congratulated by James Martin, whose company developed the seat. CU Sidney Hughes.

    (F/G) Old record suggests material dates from around 02/09/1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2890.08
    Media URN:
    83622
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:18:00 / 01:18:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 2999 A

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