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  • Short Summary

    Interesting shots of an impressive glider display, acrobats performing hanging from helicopters, the Turbolet, "Flying Bedstead" in flight and a mass parachute drop.

  • Description

    UNISSUED / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Russia, USSR / Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    MS An instructor talking to group of "Winged Men" - Soviet air sport enthusiasts. MS Pilot Vladimir Ushakov, a college student, climbs into rear cockpit of glider. CU Marina Pylaeva,a famous glider pilot, sitting in front cockpit. Engineer Maximov adjusts his parachute and climbs into aircraft. LS Planes taking off. LS Gliders taking off. Air to air, planes in flight. MS Spectators looking up. Planes flying over, flying banners. Ground to air - formation of gliders flying in a loop under guidance of Marina Pylaeva. (3 shots). Air to air - from cockpit of glider. CU Male pilot in cockpit. Ground to air, various shots, two men perform acrobatics hanging from helicopters. LS The Turbolet (Flying Bedstead) taking off and in flight. (4 shots) Ground to air, various shots, mass parachute drop.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 06/08/1958.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2904.09
    Media URN:
    83880
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:00:00 / 01:24:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 3125 C

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