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  • Short Summary

    New Carbon Dioxide fire extinguisher is demonstrated for plane engines in America.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Plane Fire Safety Device"

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    VS of an aircraft piston engine on a test bed, the engine is set on fire and then the fire is extinguished by a new method using carbon dioxide. A small group of people including pilots are watching the test.

    Men are shown a closer view of the CO2 spray.

    More shots of fire being extinguished.

    (Dublin Reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1041.16
    Media URN:
    20693
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1940
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:06:00 / 01:14:54:00
    Canister:
    40/28 (Dublin)

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