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  • Short Summary

    Mr de Cierva flies his invention, the Auto Giro aeroplane, in Croydon.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "The Windmill Plane". Mr de Cierva, inventor of the Auto Giro, makes first Channel crossing in his novel 'plane. Croydon, Greater London.

    M/S of Mr de Cierva sat in the pilot's seat with his flying hat on. M/S as a man turns the propellors. Various shots as he taxis away. M/S of the 'plane in the air. M/S as it takes off again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    744.07
    Media URN:
    35103
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:49:00 / 01:12:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1540

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