• Short Summary

    A one-man rocket powered helicopter is demonstrated in Van Nuys, California, America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'One-man 'copter soars aloft'.

    Rotor-craft RH-1 Pinwheel rocket helicopter strapped to man's back. Van Nuys, California. United States of America (USA).

    MS man standing by rocket powered helicopter. CU helicopter being fuelled from a pitcher. Various shots man climbing into helicopter. LS man seated in helicopter.

    CU flying device (Pinwheel). CU helicopter taking off. MS Air Force officers watching. Ground to air of helicopter. MS of helicopter landing.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2862.18
    Media URN:
    83107
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:39:00 / 01:33:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 2953 E

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The helicopter seen here is the Rotor-craft RH-1 Pinwheel........

    www.probertencyclopaedia.com/cgi-bin/res.pl?keyword=Rotor-Craft+RH-1+Pinwheel&offset=0

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for the additional detail.

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