• Short Summary

    Footage of the new S.R.N.2 hovercraft being tested. Cowes on the Isle of Man.

  • Description

    Meet the 'Hoverbus'. Cowes, Isle of Man.

    L/S the S.R.N.2. (Hovercraft) outside Hangar. C/U propellor turning. M/S rear of Hovercraft showing engines oil coolers. M/S engines. C/U a oil cooler. M/S people getting into the hovercraft. M/S passengers seated inside the Hovercraft. C/U the designer Mr. H. Stanton-Jones and Admiral Ralph K. James chief of purchase and maintenance of the U.S. Navy.

    L/S the S.R.N.2. sea coming towards camera. M/S interior showing Mr. Peter Lamb at the controls. C/U Peter Lamb. L/S the S.R.N.2. at speed. M/S of passengers on board. L/S looking out of porthole L/S the S.R.N.2. moving towards land hardly visible through the spray. L/S looking through porthole as the S.R.N.2. beaches. L/S S.R.N.2. on land.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1721.20
    Media URN:
    53457
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:41:00 / 01:47:14:00
    Canister:
    62/51

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