• Short Summary

    Bentley and jeep entering aircraft, instrument panel inside cockpit & model of Rotodyne.

  • Description

    Originally listed as "THE ROTODYNE AIRPORT/HELICOPTER TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT".

    Hayes, Middx.

    LS. Bentley car enters the Rotodyne gyroplane. LS. Interior of jeep entering aircraft. LS. MS. CU. Showing instrument panel inside cockpit. Elevated shots of aircraft. Ground shots of the plane. MS. CU. Model of the Rotodyne showing the rotor-blades revolving, demonstrating the model are the Chief Designer Mr. C. S. Hislop and the Chief Engineer Mr. Lickley. LS. Pan along side of the plane. LS. Jeep and Bentley entering plane.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2828.09
    Media URN:
    82510
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:52:00 / 01:29:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 2869 F

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The craft is the prototype for the Fairey Rotodyne, a type of compound gyroplane, so perhaps that might be a better description than the current title.

    The completed prototype flew for the first time the year after this film was made. It was to be the only example of its type ever made.

  2. British Pathé says

    We agree. Change made.

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