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  • Short Summary

    New American planes presented to public.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA)?

    Various shots of new American spotter plane called 'Dragonfly'. By moving the flaps on the wings, the plane can be made to hover for spotting and also makes for shorter takeoff and landing.

    Various shots of another new American bomber plane 'Liberator'. Several good air to air shots of the plane in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1657.11
    Media URN:
    70877
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1941
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:58:00 / 01:21:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 267 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft seen here is a Ryan YO-51 Dragonfly. Only 3 examples of this aircraft were ever built.

    This clip currently has no confirmed location, however at 00:33 we see a hangar for "Ryan Aeronautical Co', which enables the location to be identified as San Diego, California.

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