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  • Short Summary

    A glider called the Aviette reaches speeds of 40 miles per hour in first trial.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Aviette or auxiliary engined glider weighing only 3 cwt. with its tiny 3 h.p. engine attains speed of 40 miles an hour at first trials. Lytham, Lancashire.

    Various shots of people stood round the glider. M/S of a man lying on the ground talking, C/U as he eats a sandwich. A man gets in the glider and prepares to leave. It takes off and flies across the hills, we get an aerial view of the fields. Various shots of the aeroplane flying, people pull it up the hill afterwards. Various shots of it flying again. M/S of a man filming it from a hill.

    Note: there is a duplicate copy of this story on *PM0440* - check for best quality - EB 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    302.21
    Media URN:
    23654
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:57:00 / 01:27:07:00
    Canister:
    G 971

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