• Short Summary

    A new fast-opening parachute is tested at a Luton airfield.

  • Description

    Luton, Bedfordshire.

    Various shots of a new parachute being tested on a Luton airfield. At 150 feet stuntman Carl Siemandel jumps from an aeroplane, and his parachute immediately opens without the time delay with normal parachutes. On the ground, Siemandel shakes hands with the inventor of the parachute, Mr Exchner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    969.58
    Media URN:
    17268
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:01:00 / 01:58:33:00
    Canister:
    38/57

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