• Short Summary

    Demonstration of retractable landing gear on civil aircraft.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hanworth. Speed ... Speed ... Always More Speed! Retractable under-carriage for civil aircraft successfully tried out."

    Hanworth, near London.

    Man stands in front of Airspeed AS.5 Courier plane and speaks to camera (small sign on aeroplane reads 'R K Dundas Ltd'). Sadly Mute.

    CU of plane's wheels and undercarriage.

    Shots of the plane taking off. Shots of the plane in flight as its landing gear retracts. Wheels then fold back out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    741.06
    Media URN:
    6807
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1933
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:34:00 / 01:08:03:00
    Canister:
    33/99

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft is an Airspeed AS.5 Courier, Reg. No. G-ACLF.

    "R K Dundas Ltd" mentioned in the shots list were the craft's owners at that time.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks jamied!

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