• Short Summary

    A Meteor jet climbs 7 1/2 miles in just over 3 mins to break climb record.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Meteor Beats Height Record".

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire. A Meteor jet climbs 7 1/2 miles in just over 3 mins to break climb record.

    SV Pan Gloster Meteor jet taxiing along (super scene.) CU Richard Prickett (Pilot) in cockpit. SV Pan Mr Main at side of 'plane puts in camera plugs before flight. CU Putting in plugs. SV Pan officials carrying camera to plane. CU Royal Aero Club officials fixing seal. SV Pilot Prickett in cockpit. LV Pan Meteor taxiing along for take off. MV Towards Plane takes off and climbs steeply. BV Plane climbing at speed.

    (Rota Lav.) (Orig. C.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1473.03
    Media URN:
    48098
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:00:00 / 01:03:48:00
    Canister:
    51/73

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