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  • Short Summary

    British aviation firm creates first world class speed record for a vertical takeoff aircraft.

  • Description

    White Waltham, Berkshire.

    Various air to air shots of the Fairey Rotodyne vertical takeoff airliner. Various GVs of Rotodyne on ground, and of it preparing for take off. GV of it taking off. BV of pilot entering aircraft. CU Pilot seated in cockpit. Various shots air to air of the Rotodyne, and of it coming into land. Various C.Us of two pilots discussing plans. LS of three men leaving the Rotodyne, they meet two pilots and shake hands. Various shots of pilots with the Rotodyne's design and development team, headed by Dr. George Hislop, Chief Engineer (Aircraft). Various shots of Rotodyne on ground. Various shots of pilots stepping out of aircraft, and being greeted by Rotodyne's design and development team and of them talking to pilots, Rotodyne can be seen in background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2930.10
    Media URN:
    84447
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:53:00 / 01:35:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 3175 A

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