• Short Summary

    US Navy tests out launching catapult for aircraft carriers.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    US Navy tests new launching catapult for jet planes, California, United States of America (USA)

    Various shots tests on board aircraft carrier USS Shangri-La - a pontoon is catapulted from from flight deck into the sea. American sailor pressing button. Various shots catapulting pontoon (the pontoons are used in the test in place of aeroplanes).

    Date on dope sheet is 07/04/1955.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2676.22
    Media URN:
    79464
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:52:00 / 01:53:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 2729 C

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