• Short Summary

    Captain CE Bowden flies a petrol driven model plane in a field.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "The Power 'Plane - Here's the smallest petrol driven 'plane, (the engine is only 1/8 h.p.) in training for the world's model duration record."

    Location of events is unknown - somewhere in Great Britain.

    Captain CE Bowden is seen putting together a model aeroplane in a field. He says the bottom wing is held in position with garter elastic. He shows us how the machine is powered. He starts up the propellor while giving us more technical details about the plane. The plane starts off and into the air, flies a short distance, then lands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1052.21
    Media URN:
    37202
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:13:00 / 01:52:59:00
    Canister:
    PT 113

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