• Short Summary

    Model engineers test some of their models including jet helicopter and aeroplane.

  • Description

    Model jet helicopter. Southampton, Hampshire.

    M/S Three men testing model helicopter. C/U Three man testing model helicopter, one man points to chart on wall and back to propellor, shows hinge on propellor. C/U Hinged propellor. C/U Type looking on. C/U Man fitting rockets into end of propellors. C/U Type watching. L/S Propellors turning. M/S Workbench, man fitting rocket into machine. C/U Lighting rocket, hand points to measure as pressure rises. M/S Cars approaching on airfield, they stop, doors open, man gets out. Man with helicopter gets out of first car.

    M/S Francis Boreham getting out of rear car with another model. M/S Putting helicopter on ground and lighting rockets. They stand back. Helicopter starts off, propellors turn fast, camera pans as it rises and goes away. C/U Men watching. M/S Helicopter descending and landing. C/U Men watching. M/S Man starts ordinary plane model, it takes off and camera pans as it circles in sky. C/U Group of men, one holding model wing. M/S Man releases wing, camera pans as it flies off. M/S Wing circling.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:53:00 / 01:50:31:00
    NP 330

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