Helicopter used in the experiment to speed up mail deliveries in remote country districts.
Full title reads: "RURAL MAIL AIRBORNE".
Close up shot of Royal Mail van. The mal is being loaded into a Westland Sikorsky S-51 helicopter (BEA). Close up shot of taking another bag and putting in. Helicopter pilot smiling through glass. Helicopter takes off. Helicopter in the air passing over village and church. Helicopter in the air over the field with mail van in picture. People looking up, mainly women with children. Helicopter landing. Close up shot of postman. Driver gets out and unloads mail from the van to the helicopter. The pilot is seen through glass. Moving shot of crowd. Helicopter takes off and swings round.
Note: This helicopter crashes Film ID 1413.36