• Short Summary

    Soviet Union's first female helicopter pilot, Tatiana Roussian.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Tatiana Roussian's outstanding achievement, Soviet Union (USSR, Russia).

    MS group of reporters. LS helicopter MI-1 landing. LS woman pilot Tatiana Roussian climbing out of helicopter, reporters walk towards her. CU Tatiana Roussian answering questions. Two CUs of reporters asking Tatiana Roussian questions. CU Tatiana Roussian smiling.

    Date on dope sheet is 02/04/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2716.02
    Media URN:
    80197
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:50:00 / 01:02:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 3205 E

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The lady seen here is not "Tatyana Russian" but Tatiana Roussian. Her helicopter is a Mil Mi-1.

    On 27 March 1959 she achieved an altitude record of 14,764 feet. That fact is referenced in this newspaper report, after Roussian's record was broken......

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1908&dat=19610219&id=b0crAAAAIB
    AJ&sjid=otQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4963,2017247

  2. British Pathé says

    Great - thanks. We've made the correction.

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