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  • Short Summary

    Testing gliders from hilltops in France.

  • Description

    France.

    Full tiles read: "MOTORLESS FLYING MACHINES - Important tests by aeronautical experts to discover how to eliminate landings forced by engine trouble.

    L/S of people running down hill pushing biplane with no engine. The glider takes off briefly before landing upside down. L/S of man on hanging from early hand gliding contraption, he glides successfully away from the hill top L/S of glider leaving top of the hill, although it looks a bit unstable it does reach quite a height. L/S of the glider beginning to descend quite rapidly!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    278.17
    Media URN:
    23162
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:36:00 / 01:20:54:00
    Canister:
    G 902

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