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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of a helicopter lifting off the ground.

  • Description

    Airmen inspect aircraft, it has rotors mounted on top of wings. Aircraft attempts take off. It lifts and moves forwards for about 20ft then drops. Title reads "It's a helicopter and relies for lift upon a single engine and the large twin screws you saw whirling around". C/U front of aircraft as engine is turned. Helicopter, engine running and rotors turning, lifts from the ground & drops again.

    Safety print exists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    752.21
    Media URN:
    35245
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:32:00 / 01:47:04:00
    Canister:
    EP 006

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