• Short Summary

    A new autogyro flying seaplane is tested on the river Medway at Rochester, Kent.

  • Description

    Item title reads - First of its kind! Gyro-seaplane undergoes tests at Rochester.

    Rochester, Kent.

    M/S as the new Avro 671 Rota autogyro flying seaplane is pulled down the slipway into the water. Various shots as it sits on the river Medway then taxis off. M/S of it flying then coming in to land easily on the water before taking off again, various shots of it flying. C/U of the pilot.

    Note: the soundtrack to this item is missing.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    823.25
    Media URN:
    11022
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1935
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:59:00 / 01:45:49:00
    Canister:
    35/32

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft seen here is an Avro 671 Rota autogyro, (Cierva C.30), serial number K4296.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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